China: UN Darfur report groundless

2010-10-21 11:34
Beijing - China on Thursday rejected a UN report that says Chinese bullets were used in attacks on peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, calling the charge "groundless".

"It is inappropriate for the relevant panel to make groundless accusations against member states on the basis of unconfirmed information in its annual report," foreign ministry spokesperson Ma Zhaoxu told reporters.

The report is being discussed by a UN committee that monitors sanctions against Sudan, including an arms embargo against the Darfur region which has been at war since 2003.

"China has been implementing the Security Council resolutions on sanctions against Sudan in a comprehensive, earnest, and precise manner," Ma said during a regular press briefing.

He added: "We urge the panel to be objective and responsible."

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