US seeks 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Sudan

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June 23, 2011
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"The United States said on Thursday it submitted a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would authorize the deployment of 4,200 Ethiopian troops to Sudan's disputed Abyei region. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice also said that Washington was 'gravely concerned about the humanitarian situation in Southern Kordofan,' a state that borders south Sudan. U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the situation there is dire." (06/23/11)

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