Sudan complains of Security Council leaks on Darfur crimes
Sudan-UN, Politics, 3/2/2006
Al-Jazeera satellite TV said that the Sudanese government submitted a strong complaint to the UN Security Council over leaks of internal documents concerning a UN work teams as it relates to the conflict in Darfur.
The Sudanese foreign minister Laam Lakul demanded in a message to the presidency of the council for the current month, which is held by Argentina, an explanation for this behavior "because this will affect the credibility of the UN Security Council and on future treatment of countries with it in sensitive issues."
The Sudanese news agency quoted ambassador Omar Basher, Sudan's representative at the UN, as saying that the message of complaint indicated Sudan's cooperation with the UN Security Council over Darfur "in full, on the ground that the council is a responsible side."
Relating to possible sanctions against individuals in Sudan, as it relates to their involvement in the Darfur problem of crimes against humanity, and believed to include senior government officials, He added that the message also stressed to "issue the names of Sudanese officials and sides, even before the council had discussed this matter, which is a rejected matter, and is considered a trial by media for those whose names were mentioned."
The secrecy of the said list was violated on February 17 when the website of "American prospect" magazine issued all its details and other details appeared last week.
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