Russian foreign policy / Conflict situations in Africa


Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Ivanov Speaks by Telephone to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan About the Detention of the Russian Helicopter and Crew in the Sudan


A telephone conversation took place on July 29 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Ivanov and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.

The focus of the conversation was on the situation with the Russian MI-26T helicopter and its crew being detained by Sudanese authorities.

As part of the efforts being made by Russia and the United Nations to get the Russian crew and helicopter released in the Sudan, it was agreed to continue to take coordinated action to resolve this incident.

© Publication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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