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Justice Minister Accuses International Organizations of Conspiracy Against Sudan

BBC

October 14, 2006

Text of report in English by Sudanese news agency Suna website

Khartoum, 14 October: Minister of Justice Muhammad Ali al-Maradi has reaffirmed that that Sudan was facing a hostile campaign led by suspicious organizations that intend to serve agenda of some countries, saying that these agenda have nothing to do with the Sudanese citizens.

Speaking at Suna regular press forum Saturday [14 October], the minister said that one part of the conspiracy, which is led by Human Rights Watch, the International Crisis Group and Amnesty International, has been contrived, while the other part is being schemed, affirming that these organizations are not keen about their own credibility, but rather implement a certain plot designed for them.

He added that what was issued by the Security Council was based on false reports, whether regarding cases of Darfur, the International Criminal Court, or restriction of the movement of the armed forces and police forces inside Darfur States, pointing out that the Security Council Resolution 1706 tends to occupy Sudan. He further refuted that the government's acceptance of the extension of the African Forces mandate till the end of current year indicates a prelude for the government's acceptance of the UN forces.

He explained that the situation in Darfur does not threaten the world peace and security to necessitate deployment of international forces in the region, affirming that the African Union Forces, if financially supported, would play their role effectively.

Source: Suna news agency website, Khartoum, in English 14 Oct 06

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