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UN, AU, Sudanese trilateral action team to visit Darfur

May 5 - 2016 KHARTOUM

A joint trilateral action team from the United Nations, the African Union, and the Sudanese government will begin a visit to Darfur on Sunday to assess the reality of the situation on the ground.

Ambassador Ali El Sadig, the spokesman for the Sudanese Foreign Ministry, told reporters on Wednesday that the joint group’s programme includes a field visit to the five states of Darfur from 8 to 16 May.

He said that the joint trilateral work team will hold a meeting on the final day of the visit to raise its output to the joint mechanism at strategic level.

He explained that the team will also hold a meeting in Khartoum on 23 May to adopt the findings of its work in the five states of Darfur.

Ambassador El Sadig added that the mechanism will discuss other issues related to Unamid, its performance, and withdrawal from Darfur.


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