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UN envoy in Nairobi to discuss support for IGAD

UN Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs Kieran Prendergast arrived in Nairobi today, the office of the UN Resident Coordinator for Kenya confirmed. Prendergast was scheduled to meet Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi to discuss ways for the international community to support and invigorate peace efforts for the Sudan by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), UN Spokesman Fred Eckhard said in New York on Wednesday. Moi is the current chairman of IGAD’s standing committee on the Sudan peace talks.

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