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Defense Minister and Jean-Pierre discuss issues of UNICEFA mandate in Abyei

 Khartoum – The Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Yassin Ibrahim Yassin, discussed with the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, issues related to the mandate of UNICEFA forces in Abyei and the common borders between Sudan and the State of South Sudan, stressing the extent of commitment of Sudan to provide facilities to implement the mandate of the UNICEF mission.

The Minister of Defense on his part has welcomed the visit of the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations to Sudan, asserting the Sudan’s readiness to continue its support for the efforts of the UNICEF mission.

It is worth noting that the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peacekeeping Operations will leave to the UNICEFA mission headquarters in Abyei for two days.

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