Sudan Asks US Help to Lift UN Sanctions

Published June 19th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Sudan has urged the United States to support its pursuit to lift Security Council sanctions imposed against it for alleged support of terrorism, reported Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).  

Sudanese foreign minister Musatafa Ismael said in press statement on Sunday that the "request was included sent to US president Bill Clinton yesterday from Sudanese president Omar Bashir."  

Ismael said Khartoum was hoping the American administration would respond to the Sudanese efforts in this respect, noting that his country's relations with the united states were good and based on non-interference in others' affairs, mutual respect of peoples' options, according to the agency -  



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