UN seeks to deescalate Sudan tensions amid reports of possible attack

By Thomson Reuters Apr 26, 2024 | 6:55 AM

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is increasingly concerned about escalating tensions in al-Fashir in Sudan’s North Dafur region amid reports that the Rapid Support Forces are encircling the city, signaling a possible imminent attack, the UN’s spokesperson said on Friday.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ envoy is engaging with all parties to deescalate tensions in the area, the spokesperson said.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; writing by Susan Heavey; editing by Christina Fincher)