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Meles called Al-Bashir a ‘Wounded Animal’, Advises the US to Remove Him

Meles Zenawi: If I were the United States, my preferred choice would be “removing the Bashir regime.”

By Sudan Tribune,

Prime minister of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi, told the U.S. administration that toppling the government led by Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir would be the ideal scenario for Washington, according to leaked diplomatic cable.

The January 30, 2009 note released by Wikileaks, detailed discussions that took place between Zenawi and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Phil Carter with the presence of the Director of Sudan Programs Group (SPG) at the US State Department Tim Shortley.

Focus of the talks was on the widely expected issuance of an arrest warrant against Bashir by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of war crimes he allegedly committed in Sudan’s Western region of Darfur. Continue reading Meles called Al-Bashir a ‘Wounded Animal’, Advises the US to Remove Him