Sudan

August 27, 2000

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Iran and Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the end of the fifth meeting of the Iran-Sudan Joint Economic and Technical Cooperat

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Sudan has accused the United States of fanning the flames of the civil war in south Sudan by supporting and assisting the rebel Sudan People's Liberat

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Sudan became a net oil exporter of crude oil in August 1999 from the specially-built Beshair terminal near Port Sudan which is linked to oilfields in southern Sudan by a 1,610 km (1,000 mile) pipeline

August 24, 2000

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The Sudanese government says it has driven the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) out of the Bonj area in the southeastern Blue Nile region.

August 19, 2000

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The EU says it is concerned about the recent bombings of civilians in southern Sudan, but is pleased that humanitarian aid flights have resumed there.

August 16, 2000

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Planes carrying UN-sponsored relief supplies to southern Sudan have resumed on Wednesday, ending a week-long suspension, after Khartoum made safety as

August 12, 2000

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Sudanese President Omar Bashir promises to ensure the safety of UN humanitarian operations in his country.

August 11, 2000

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Sudan urges United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to intervene for the resumption of UN relief flights to southern Sudan.

August 10, 2000

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The UNHCR says about 21,000 of the 90,000 Eritreans who fled into eastern Sudan to escape recent fighting with Ethiopia have been voluntarily repatria

August 9, 2000

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Sudan has begun exporting butane gas with an initial shipment of 3,600 tones leaving Port Sudan to international markets last Friday, a senior energy official said.

August 6, 2000

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Sudanese Finance Minister says the country's foreign debt totals 20 billion dollars, including 1.6 billion owed to the International Monetary Fund.

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Sudanese Foreign Minister reaffirms the government's opposition to any eventual secession by the southern part of the country as well as its determina

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Sudan's foreign debt totals $20 billion dollars, including $1.6 billion owed to the International Monetary Fund.

August 4, 2000

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Sudan has denied a report that relief planes of the United Nations or the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) came under fire in southern

August 3, 2000

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The International Monetary Fund has lifted a seven-year-old suspension of Sudan's IMF voting rights in a further step to restore the country's standing with the institution, the Fund announced Tuesday