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Taha receives Chinese envoy on Darfur
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Oct 27, 2008 - 12:43:12 PM

Taha receives Chinese envoy on Darfur


Khartoum, Oct. 27 (SUNA)- Vice President of the Republic Ali Osman Mohamed Taha met on Monday at his office at the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers the Chinese envoy on peace in Darfur, Liu Guijin, in the presence of the Chinese Ambassador to Sudan. The Chinese envoy, who also met Assistant of the President of the Republic Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie at the Republican Palace Monday, said in a press statement that his visit to Sudan and his meetings with the Sudanese officials focusing on bilateral relations were fruitful and successful. Next February will mark the 50th anniversary of the Sudanese-Chinese relations, he said. The envoy has reiterated China's support to Sudan to arrive at a resolution to Darfur issue and appreciated the initiatives by the government of Sudan aiming at resolving the issue. He hoped that the Sudanese people initiative will achieve aspirations of the people. The envoy has urged the armed movements to sit for talks to reach a lasting settlement to Darfur issue, saying China will continue backing Sudan, United Nations and the African Union as well as other parties in their mission. On the International Criminal Court allegations, the envoy said the overwhelming majority of the states have expressed their denunciations and rejection to the allegations. AH/BT

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