Mohamed Vall Salem with Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the Sudanese president
In this episode of Talk to Jazeera, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the president of Sudan, talks exclusively to Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall Salem.

The Sudanese president says his country is not obstructing the formation of a new hybrid peacekeeping force that is expected to head to Darfur.

Al-Bashir, instead, said that the UN is causing the delay by offering to send western troops, something his government strongly rejects.

He defended his government's policies in Darfur and in the south and said rebel groups are being encouraged by foreign powers who want to destabilise Sudan.

Omar Hassan al Bashir

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This episode of Talk to Jazeera aired from November 09, 2007

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