16 October 2011

Sudan: Country's Embassy to Washington Lauds Courageous Stance of Malawi President and Government for Refusing to Succumb to U.S. Pressures

Khartoum — Sudan Embassy to Washington has issued a statement on the address given the US Congress member, Frank Wolf, in which he called on the American President Obama to sanction Malawi for its hosting to the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, who participated at the recent Summit of the Common Market for East and South Africa (COMESA).

Through his address, the US Congressman called for dismissal of Malawi from the program Millennium Challenge Cooperation.

The statement of Sudan Embassy has praised the courageous stance of the President, government and people of Malawi who refused to succumb to the American pressures.

Sudan Embassy has called on the US Congressman to direct his efforts and genuine battle to convince the American administration sign the Rome Charter to become a member of the International Criminal Court firstly before attacking the countries that do not bow to ICC hegemony.

Sudan Embassy to Washington indicated that the friends of the Congressmen, frank Wolf, from Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) have motivated him to adopt such a position, adding that these SPLM elements have themselves fuelled the sedition in South Kordofan and the Blue Nile through support from the American tax payers and perpetrated the killing of innocent Sudanese nationals and displacement of thousands of them.

The embassy's statement said that the United States will move ahead in the path of its isolation if managed to respond to the call of Frank Wolf and the like.

Sudan Embassy to Washington stated that it will distribute its statement as widely as possible at the diplomatic, political and media levels, including the US State Department.

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