Sudan peace mediators delays visit to Khartoum after Eid: official

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The African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has postponed a visit of the special envoy of the chief African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki to Khartoum.

In Charge of negotiations with the Darfur movements, Dr. Amin HassanOmer the AUHIP has delayed the visit but he didn’t elaborate on what motivated the postponement.

Speaking to SMC, Omer said African mediation chief, Thambo Mbeki would send an envoy to Khartoum who may arrive after Eid al-Fitr to negotiate with the government, stressing the government’s readiness to resume negotiations with the armed movements.