Sudan to cooperate with UN rights council mission: justice minister Jeannie Shawl at 9:43 AM ET
[JURIST] Sudanese Justice Minister Mohammed Ali al-Mardhi has indicated that Sudan will cooperate with a UN Human Rights Council [official website] mission investigating human rights abuses in Darfur [JURIST news archive], according to reports Monday in local Sudanese media. The Human Rights Council approved [JURIST report] a resolution [PDF text] last week the authorizing the mission. Al-Mardhi has said that the government would "remove all obstacles" and allow the high-level UN mission to complete its work. The justice minister has also urged the experts to conduct a "balanced" investigation. AFP has more.
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