UN envoy to Sudan warns of 'ethnicization' of conflict, impact on region

The United Nations envoy to Sudan warned on Monday of the growing "ethnicization" of the military conflict that broke out in Sudan last month and the potential impact on neighboring states.

"The growing ethnicisation of the conflict risks engulfing the country in a prolonged conflict, with implications for the region," Volker Perthes said during a briefing at the UN Security Council.

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