HC Deb 06 March 1996 vol 273 c254W
31. Rev. Martin Smyth

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions his Department has had with the Government and opposition groups in Sudan. [17293]

Mr. Hanley

We have regular diplomatic contacts in Khartoum and London. In addition, there are regular meetings with opposition groups in London, Cairo, Khartoum and Nairobi. Most recently, in January our ambassador accompanied the Bishop of Bradford to the Nuba mountains where they met the Wali (regional governor), state ministers and provincial commissioners.