Calling an end to genocide in Darfur one of its top priorities, the State Department announced Thursday that it would send one of its top diplomats to Sudan to try to convince the African nation to allow a peacekeeping force.
Deadline Passes in Darfur Without All Rebels Signing Peace Deal
By PBS NewsHour
The chairman of the African Union Commission expressed "deep regret" Thursday that two prominent rebel groups in Darfur had declined to sign a peace agreement before the May 31 deadline.
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