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Sudan defends decision to expel two United Nations officials

Dec 27, 2014    

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan defended on Friday its decision to expel two senior UNDP officials and urged the world body to respect Sudanese sovereignty, worsening tensions with the United Nations.Sudan ordered Ali Al-Za'tari, resident coordinator at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Yvonne Helle, the UNDP's country director, to leave the country, the U.N. said on Thursday, a move condemned by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Last month, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir called for peacekeepers from UNAMID, the joint U.N.-African Union Mission in Darfur, to leave.On Friday, foreign...

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