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Sudan OKs U.N. peacekeepers in Darfur

The Sudanese government has agreed to U.N. involvement in a peacekeeping operation in its troubled Darfur region, the Foreign Ministry said Friday, in what appeared to be a scaled back version of the mission originally requested by the U.N. Spokesman Sadeq al-Magli said his government would accept deployment of a “hybrid” peacekeeping operation of African Union and U.N. troops. He didn’t specify how many troops would be accepted but said the bulk of the force would come from African Union countries, with the U.N. mainly providing technical assistance, consultants and military and police experts. Full Story

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