Sudan's Bashir slams U.N. peacekeepers, demands they leave

November 30, 2014 11:07 AM

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Sudan's Bashir slams U.N. peacekeepers, demands they leave

CAIRO (Reuters) - A peacekeeping force in Darfur had become a security burden and should leave, Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Sunday, escalating a row that has already led to the closure a joint United Nations-African Union office in Khartoum.

The Darfur conflict erupted in 2003 when mainly African tribes took up arms against the Arab-led government in Khartoum.

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