Sudan Warn Kenya with Sanctions if Warrant not Withdrawn in two Weeks

Sudan warns it gave only two weeks for the Kibaki government to withdraw the arrest warrant else face a serious of sanctions.

By Sudan Tribune,

The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir agreed to stay the expulsion of the Kenyan ambassador for only two weeks after which punitive measures will proceed.

In a statement released late on Friday night, Bashir is said to have made the decision following his meeting with Kenyan foreign minister Moses Wetangula on Thursday with a letter from President Mwai Kibaki.

Kenya is trying to contain the row that erupted after a local high court judge ordered the government to arrest the Sudanese leader should he ever set foot in the country. The ruling also faulted the Kenyan government for failing to apprehend Bashir when he visited last year. Continue reading