Chinese Darfur Envoy Meets Sudan’s Beshir

From AFP:

China’s special envoy to Darfur met with ’s President Omar al-Beshir and pledged three million dollars in humanitarian aid for the volatile region, Sudanese officials said.

Liu Guijin “greeted the president for the beginning of the talks in Doha between the JEM and the government,” Sudanese foreign ministry official Ali Youssif told AFP.

A new round of talks between the government and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), the most active rebel group, are being held under Qatari mediation on an exchange of prisoners and eventually a ceasefire.

June 2, 2009 12:58 AM
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