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  • Sudan – Attacks against UNAMID (14.10.13)

    France condemns the attack perpetrated on October 13 against a convoy belonging to the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Geneina, which killed 3 Senegalese soldiers, as well as the murder in El Fasher on October 11 of a UNAMID military observer from Zambia.

  • Sudan - Renewal of UNAMID's mandate (31.07.13)

    France reaffirms its full support for UNAMID’s action and for the states that contribute to the consolidation of peace in Darfur. UNAMID has notably had to overcome considerable challenges in recent weeks, in particular the attack that took place to the north of Nyala on July 13 which killed 7 Tanzanian blue helmets and injured 17 others.

  • Sudan – Violence in Darfur (29.07.13)

    France deplores the fighting that recently broke out between the Salamat and Misseriya tribes in Darfur which, according to the most recent reports, resulted in the death of 94 people.

  • Sudan – Attack against UNISFA (06.05.13)

    France strongly condemns the unacceptable attack against UNISFA (United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei) by Misseriya elements, which led to the death of the Dinka leader, Kuol Deng Majok, and a peacekeeper, and injured several soldiers from the peacekeeping force.

  • entation of the agreements between Sudan and South Sudan (11.03.13)

    France welcomes the adoption by Sudan and South Sudan of the implementation procedures for the agreements of September 27, 2012, aimed at establishing a buffer zone. These implementation procedures, together with a detailed schedule, should make it possible to put the planned demilitarized zone at the border of the two states into operation and to deploy the planned monitoring mechanism. This further step removes the last remaining obstacle to the implementation of the agreements of September 27.

  • Sudan – Court ordered amputation (28.02.13)

    France strongly condemns the enforcement in Sudan on February 14 of a double amputation sentence. This barbaric practice is contrary to international human rights standards and to Sudan’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which Sudan has ratified.

  • Sudan – South Sudan (19.02.13)

    France is concerned about the continued fighting between the Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states. It calls on the parties to negotiate as swiftly as possible an agreement on the cessation of hostilities and to find a political solution to this crisis, as requested repeatedly by the African Union and the UN Security Council.

  • Signing of agreements between Sudan and South Sudan (28.09.12)

    France welcomes signing of a series of agreements between Sudan and South Sudan, which should allow a large part of the dispute, which has opposed the two countries since South Sudan’s independence in July 2011, to be resolved. France hails this remarkable step towards resolving the outstanding issues, particularly as regards the demilitarized zone and oil. It is an essential stage in normalizing political relations between the two states and it must lay the foundations for a new era of cooperation and allow them to develop economically and socially.

  • Sudan - Darfur (13.08.12)

    France reaffirms its full support for the actions carried out by UNAMID and its members, who are participating honorably in the peace effort in Darfur. It expresses its condolences to the authorities in Bangladesh and the families of these police officers and offers them its solidarity at this painful tim

  • Sudan – South Sudan : Situation in Darfour (27.07.12)

    France underscores the urgent need for a comprehensive agreement between Sudan and South Sudan. The August 2 deadline set by the African Union and the Security Council is fast approaching. Each side has put forward proposals.

  • Sudan/ Darfur – Blocking of a UNAMID patrol (22.02.12)

    France condemns the blocking of a UNAMID (African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur) patrol on Monday in Darfur, and the holding in detention for several days of three civilian members of this mission, by rebels from the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

  • Sudan – Attack against a UNAMID patrol (23.01.12)

    France utterly condemns the attack against a UNAMID (African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur) patrol which took place on Saturday in Darfur, killing a UNAMID soldier and injuring several others.

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