Posted by: africanpressorganization | 21 October 2009

MINURCAT hosts Russian Special Representative




MINURCAT hosts Russian Special Representative


NDJAMENA, Chad, October 21, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The President of the Foreign Affairs Committee

and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Sudan,

Mr. Margelov, visited the installations and leadership of the United Nations Mission

in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT). Mr. Margelov was named

in December 2008 to coordinate efforts by the Russian Federation to resolve the

Darfur conflict.

Mr. Margelov met with the Special Representative of the Secretary General in

Chad, Mr. Victor Angelo, and travelled to Abeche in eastern Chad where he visited

the Russian military contingent of the MINURCAT Force. Russia contributes 117

peacekeepers and 4 helicopters to the UN mission in Chad.




Mission de l’ONU en République Centrafricaine et au Tchad (MINURCAT)


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