Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Blair warns Sudan of 'tougher measures'

British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned on Wednesday that Sudan will face "tougher measures" if it fails to act on an agreement calling for a United Nations-African peacekeeping force for war-torn Darfur.

"The only solution is to make sure that the agreement ... is implemented," Blair told the House of Commons during his weekly question-and-answer session.

"If the government [of Sudan] does not seize this opportunity then we will have to look at tougher measures," Blair said. Read more >>>

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