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Sudan (16 May 2019)

France is concerned by developments in the situation in Sudan and condemns the violence seen in recent days in Khartoum which killed several demonstrators and left many others injured. It calls on all the parties to exercise restraint. It demands a full investigation into the violence and atrocities, whose perpetrators must be brought to justice.

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Introduction

The Security Council welcomed on February 9 in New York the announcement of the results of the referendum on self-determination of southern Sudan, a major step in the comprehensive peace agreement of 2005. France has encouraged the continuation of the mediation panel of the African Union and urged the Sudanese parties to continue discussions on post-referendum arrangements in the same constructive spirit.

Updated on 17.02.11