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3 Asian countries may join Darfur force

China, India and Pakistan are considering contributing troops to a peacekeeping force for Sudan’s Darfur region , a U.N. diplomat said Saturday, after Sudan accepted the possibility of non-African soldiers in the mission. The joint African Union-U.N. peacekeeping force will be predominantly African, said Dumisani Kumalo, South Africa’s ambassador to the United Nations. But if African countries are unable to muster enough troops, “we will look to other countries to do that as we do in every peacekeeping force,” he said. Full Story

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