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Vol 49 No 5

Published 29th February 2008


Sudan

Lifting the bamboo curtain

Beijing is changing its policy on Khartoum but on its own terms

China is worried about the 'deadlock' in Darfur and is looking for new ideas, its Special Representative for Africa and Darfur, Liu Guijin, told a leading Sudanese civic activist in London last week. Liu spent three days in Britain, briefing officials, parliamentarians and Sudanese activists about Beijing's policy before flying to Khartoum. He called repeatedly for the United Nations-African Union in Darfur (UNAMID) to be deployed as soon as possible and supported deployment of the European Union force on Chad's eastern border with Sudan.

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