U.N. Special Representative in Sudan offered to facilitate political settlement in meeting with Burhan

Calling for access to and the release of detainees

  

CAIRO- The U.N. Special Representative in Sudan met with Sudanese General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Wednesday and encouraged him to de-escalate the situation in the country, calling for access to and the release of detainees, his mission said in a statement on Thursday.

Volker Perthes "offered his good offices to facilitate a political settlement towards the restoration of the transitional partnership," the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) said.

(Reporting by Nafisa Eltahir Editing by Peter Graff) ((Nafisa.Eltahir@thomsonreuters.com;))


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