Sunday, August 20, 2006


UNITED NATIONS - / UN/ - 19 August 2006 - U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch Brown has warned the international community today of the “extraordinary concern” over the dangerous situation in Darfur and that “something very ugly is brewing” in the strife-torn western Sudan.

“We are extraordinarily concerned,” Malloch Brown told reporters at the U.N. today and he said the humanitarian and security situation is worsening in “the absence of a clear political path to the deployment of a UN force.”

U.N. Security Council members are circulating a draft resolution on the size and scope of a possible UN peacekeeping operation to replace the current mission of the African Union (AU). Read more >>>

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