China welcomes Darfur peace talks resumption in Doha

19:03, May 27, 2010      

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China on Thursday welcomed the resumption of Doha peace talks between the Sudanese government and Darfur rebel group Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) in June.

"We appreciate the active efforts made by the Qatari government and African Union-United Nations chief mediator Djibril Bassole in this," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu told a regular press briefing.

He said China hoped all parties and the international community would make further efforts to promote the political process in Darfur to achieve substantial progress as early as possible, and promote a comprehensive and proper resolution of the issues.

Qatar, which is mediating talks between the Sudanese government and the region's rebel groups, announced Wednesday in Doha that the talks would resume in the first week of June.

The talks between the Sudanese government and Darfur's two main groups, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)and the LJM, were suspended in April due to the general elections in Sudan.

The Sudanese government on Wednesday expressed optimism on possibility of reaching a comprehensive peace agreement on Darfur through the Qatari-hosted peace talks, despite absence of the JEM.

Source: Xinhua

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