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Egypt and Palestine Confirm Commitment to the Tribunal

Dean of Arab Ambassadors in Tanzania, H.E. Ambassador Sabry Sabry, Ambassador of Egypt to Tanzania together with H.E. Yousef Habbab, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Palestine visited the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) between the 22 nd and 25 th of August, 2006. During their visit they confirmed their respective country’s commitment to ensuring peace, security and stability in the Great Lakes region.

Ambassador Sabry and Ambassador Habbab paid courtesy calls to the President of the Tribunal, Judge Erik Møse who addressed them on the on-going trials and the Completion Strategy. The Registrar of the Tribunal, Mr. Adama Dieng on his part thanked them for the visit and reiterated the appreciation for the support from the Arab and African countries to the Tribunal.

The two Ambassadors attended court hearings in Trial Chamber I in the case of the Prosecutor vs. François Karera, former prefect of Kigali rural.

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