Abdelrasoul al Nour refutes allegations on Miseriya asking Dinka to leave their areas, Muglad-Abyei road open
UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 13 February 2008
The officer of the NCP-SPLM Joint Office for Humanitarian Aid in Abyei, Dao Miang, refuted reports on Abyei being under siege saying the situation quiet. He confirmed that al Muglad-Abyei road is open and that tens of trucks and buses have left Abyei.
On his part, the Miseriya leader Abdelrasoul al Nour urged the Presidency to send a committee to the area to defuse tensions. Al Nour criticized the SPLM for establishing unilaterally an administration for Abyei.
The UN official Bagot Paul said that a group of the Dinka youth has mobilized all the Dinka except Dinka Ngok. He said similarly the Miseriya tribe has also mobilized its people.
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