Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, and Relations With Francophone Countries Basile Ikouebe of Congo, Republic of the

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Sudan and Chad should move forward with speed and normalize their relations in line with the spirit of the Dakar peace agreement, which was signed by the leaders of the two countries, Republic of Congo's foreign minister Basile Ikouebe has said.
Ikouebe said the Council was following with interest today's consultations on the issue in Paris among the body's five permanent members, Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States, plus Germany, and will decide later whether to summon IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei for talks.
Ikouebe said much of its work would be taken up with African priorities "not solely because I'm African but because we will be looking at crises which are deemed to be the most serious in the world.
Ikouebe said the council was following with interest Tuesday's consultations on the Iranian nuclear issue in Paris among the body's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States -- plus Germany.
Members of the council now call on all parties to move from pre- negotiations to negotiations as soon as possible and to demonstrate their commitment to the political process through concrete actions, in particular the cessation of hostilities," Ikouebe said in a statement following discussion by council members on the development.
arrested, as there are not prisoners-because-of-opinion in his country.
Security Council's recent Darfur sanctions.
Speaking to reporters at UN headquarters in New York, Ikouebe said technical people will be present in the session to give their views on the latest report of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei on Iran's nuclear activities.
Congo Republic Foreign Minister Basile Ikouebe said the deployments were expected to occur by January.
Ikouebe was the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1977 to 1979.
High-level officials and diplomats from the Republic of Congo and Libya were to arrive Tuesday on an African Union mediation mission, the republic's Foreign Affairs Minister Basile Ikouebe said Monday in Brazzaville.
Ikouebe said the mediators also would be talking to Sudan.
Basile Ikouebe is the Ambassador to the United Nations for Congo.