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Office of the Spokesman
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April 27, 2005
Question Taken at Briefing of April 27, 2005

Arrest of U.S. Citizen in Sudan (Taken Question)

Question:  Has the U.S. Embassy or other officials spoken to the Government of Sudan regarding the arrest of U.S. journalist Bradley Clift? If so, what was discussed?

Answer:   The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum learned of the arrest of U.S. citizen Bradley Clift late in the evening of April 26. Embassy staff immediately contacted Mr. Clift in Nyala, which is located in southern Darfur, and has subsequently been providing him with consular services. The U.S. Embassy has contacted the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs about this case and will continue to monitor it closely. Mr. Clift has confirmed to U.S. Embassy Consular Officials that he is well.

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Released on April 27, 2005

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