Monday, August 16, 2004

Sudan/Darfur: Algeria, Egypt, Libya may contribute troops

Algeria, Egypt and Libya "informed the committee of Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo on August 8 to discuss Darfur that they would dispatch troops as part of the Africa Union contingent," said Samir Hosni, in charge of the Darfur issue at the [Arab] League said.

Algeria's charge d'affaires in Cairo Menawer Rabiai told AFP he could not confirm this information. (source)
Also ... Sudan says that the Arab League and Libya will send representatives to the talks between the government and the Darfur rebels, scheduled for August 23 in Abuja, Nigeria.