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Sudan's Darfur no longer at war: peacekeeping chief

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posted on Aug, 27 2009 @ 09:19 AM
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Sudan's Darfur no longer at war: peacekeeping chief


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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's Darfur region is no longer in a state of war and only has one rebel group capable of mounting limited military campaigns, the head of the area's peacekeeping force said as he ended his tour of duty.

The commander of the joint U.N./African Union UNAMID force, Martin Luther Agwai, told reporters the conflict had now descended into banditry and "very low intensity" engagements, that could still carry on to blight the remote western region for years without a peace deal.

"As of today, I would not say there is a war going on in Darfur," he said in a briefing
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posted on Aug, 27 2009 @ 09:19 AM
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What's going on in the world? It's almost as if one by one militant movements that had wreaked horrible catastrophes in various places throughout the world for the last two decades are vanishing without a trace.

They were there a few years ago...now they are gone. What horrible new and unheard of weapon system is causing entire groups to disappear?

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