Sudan lashes out at Darfur rebels over charges of summit 'bias'
Sudan has lashed out at Darfur rebels for suggesting an African summit on the Darfur conflict was biased in Khartoum’s favor and denied it was convened to preempt a UN Security Council meeting on the troubled region. “Anybody concerned about resolving the situation in Darfur would welcome the summit and its results,” Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail told reporters late Monday. The five-nation summit in Libya on Sunday was aimed at bringing to an end a 20-month-old civil war in Darfur that has killed 70,000 people and displaced another 1.5 million, according the United Nations which considers it world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Full Story