Ban to visit Sudan, work towards peace in Darfur

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon he will be traveling to Sudan next week, to check on the peace progress in Darfur.

Mr. Ban told a press conference at UN Headquarters that he is visiting Sudan and some of its neighbours “to go and see for myself the very difficult conditions” under which the hybrid UN-African Union peacekeeping force will operate in Darfur from the start of next year.