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Mustafa Osman Ismail (Mr. Smile)


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Hall of Mirrors

On 1 June, after French Ambassador Jean-David Levitte took the UN Security Council chair for the month, Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail (known to Sudanese as 'Mr...

Mustafa Osman chose Sudanese daily El Rai el Aam to explain triumphantly on 8 June how his government had manoeuvred the world onto its side...


He smiles and smiles

This, Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail told the Sudanese newspaper El Rai el Aam on 8 June, was what he and Sudan's United Nations mission decided at the UN General Assembly last September...

The words 'quietly' and 'calculate' appear and reappear in Mustafa Osman's description of how the NIF planned its bid to get sanctions lifted, systematically charming key governments and isolating the United States...


A gambit too far

On 11 November, the Saudi-owned daily Al Sharq al Awsat (close to the royal family and government) said 'informed sources' in Saudi had denied that the initiative was Riyadh's - Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismael having announced that Riyadh had proposed the meeting...

Meanwhile, Mustafa Osman announced President Beshir had a'prior engagement'...


Hostile homeland

Their acolytes did: Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismael ('Mr Smile'), who then rushed off to explain things to France and Germany, and Mubarek Abdullahi el Fadil, who omitted the Mahdi family name he always uses...


Blow up

Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismael, agreed to meet the NDA without preconditions, while NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi objected that the government had already fulfilled the conditions...


The NIF goes on a charm offensive

The Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a hyperbolic brochure during the visit in June of Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail (AC Vol 40 No 12)...


Francophilie

This is also around four times more than French exports to Sudan, whose Foreign Minister, Mustafa Osman Ismael, was being fêted in Paris this week...


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