U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 16, 2009

U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration will travel to Sudan from November 16, 2009 to November 23, 2009, where he will visit Khartoum, Abyei (South Sudan), and Jebel Marra (Darfur).

In Khartoum, Special Envoy Gration will continue his consultations with members of the National Congress Party (NCP) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) on resolving the remaining issues around the full and complete implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). Special Envoy Gration will also travel to Abyei to assess progress on the implementation on the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s border demarcation decision. Special Envoy Gration will also travel to El Fasher and Jebel Marra in Darfur to continue to support Darfuri armed movement unification and the Darfur peace process.

PRN: 2009/1142