Posted by: africanpressorganization | 8 August 2008

Darfur / United Nations / Daily press briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General


 

Darfur / United Nations /
Daily press briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

 

 

WASHINGTON, USA, August 8, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Henry Anyidoho, Deputy Joint AU-UN Special Representative for Darfur, will visit Nyala on 10 August, and he will be accompanied by representatives of various substantive sections of UNAMID.  The visit is planned to include, among other activities, a meeting with the United Nations country team, talks with the sheikhs (or traditional chiefs) in the Kalma camp for internally displaced persons, as well as with the Wali (Governor) and NGOs [non-governmental organizations] working in that camp.

 

At Shangil Tobayi, the home base of the troops which were recently attacked, Anyidoho expressed his sympathy with the peacekeepers about the ambush they faced on 8 July.  He expressed his hopes for the quick recovery of the wounded and voiced his deep appreciation for the courage and commitment of the troops.

 

 

SOURCE : United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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