Media Note
Washington, DC
October 5, 2009

U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration will travel to Moscow, Russia, and Tripoli, Libya, from October 5 to October 10, 2009.

Special Envoy Gration will travel to Moscow to participate in a conference being hosted by the Special Envoy for Sudan of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Margelov. Special Envoy Gration will participate with other Sudan envoys and representatives of international organizations. On the margins of the conference, Senator Margelov will host a meeting of the E6, comprising Envoys from China, the European Union, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

In Tripoli, Special Envoy Gration will continue his efforts to build cohesion among key Darfuri armed movements in support of an anticipated relaunch of the Doha peace process later this month.

PRN: 2009/999