February 1, 2012

Sudan Tribune: US presidential hopeful vows to hold Khartoum accountable for ‘atrocities’

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Mitt Romney has released a statement outlining his views on the government of Sudan’s ongoing history of committing genocide and atrocities, the gravity of the current government-led assaults on civilians, and his commitment to “protect innocents” and ensure that “humanitarian aid reaches those desperately in need.” The statement was provided to Act for Sudan, a bipartisan, interfaith alliance of American and Sudanese advocacy organizations, following the alliance’s request to all presidential candidates to disclose their views on U.S. Sudan policy.

Sudan Tribune wrote this about Romney’s statement:

January 31, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The United States (US) Republican presidential front runner Mitt Romney on Tuesday blasted the Sudanese government accusing it of committing atrocities throughout the country and vowed to hold it accountable.

“Mitt Romney recognizes that for too long far too many Sudanese have been victims of war crimes and other atrocities committed by the government in Khartoum and its proxies,” the Romney campaign said in a statement according to Foreign Policy magazine.

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