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United Nations Set For Vote On Darfur Force

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on plans to send a peacekeeping force to Sudan’s western region of Darfur, officials say.

The resolution, co-sponsored by the Great Britain and France, would establish a force of about 26,000 troops for Darfur.

An African Union force already there has not stopped violence said to have left 200,000 dead and 2 million homeless.

Darfur has been described as the greatest humanitarian disaster in the world today.



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