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Ministers meet to “re-energise” regional grouping

IGAD foreign ministers have met in Khartoum to discuss the future of the organisation, PANA reported yesterday. Due to problems among member states, “the feeling was becoming rife that IGAD was about to die,” Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail told the news agency. The IGAD meeting, ahead of the OAU ministerial conference on refugees, was held to “re-energise” the seven-member body, he said.

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