Posted by: africanpressorganization | 23 June 2009

Situation in Darfur





Situation in Darfur



EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, June 23, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the offices of the spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General and the spokesperson for the General Assembly president:



On Darfur, the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has welcomed 95 new police officers from the Gambia into its ranks over the past week.  The 92 male and 3 female officers will be deployed across Darfur after they complete induction training in El Fasher.


Meanwhile, the Mission says that unidentified armed men yesterday carjacked a vehicle belonging to a UN agency in El Geneina.  The men ordered the driver and two staff members out of the car and drove away.  No one was injured.  The Mission says it has alerted Sudanese police and national security officials to the incident.



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


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