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Central African Republic and Sudan discuss formation of joint border patrols

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February 27, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — The Central African Republic (CAR) is willing to form with the Sudan a joint force to monitor the border between the two neighbouring countries, visiting defense minister Jean Francis said Monday in Khartoum.

The minister met with Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir on Monday to discuss the formation of this force which Sudan asks for since more than a year to enhance a deal with Chad to monitor Darfur border signed in January 2010. Defense minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein attended the meeting.

Speaking to reporters following his encounter with Bashir, Francis said they discussed the formation of joint patrols between Sudan, Chad and Central African Republic to monitor the border between the three countries.

The CAF’s minister further said despite the lack of any tensions between the two neighbours, the ongoing regional developments have pushed his country to seek the joint force.

Sudan and Chad who supported during several years rebel groups from both sides, signed the 2010 deal as part of confidence building measures to normalize bilateral relations. They also expelled the rebel groups from their territories.

However, they thought to include the Central African Republic because Chadian and Sudanese rebels moved to the unstable country where the Ugandan Lord Resistance Army (LRA) took refuge also.

The CAR is linked by security and military cooperation pacts with Chad and the colonial power, France to maintain the regime and protect it against war lords and rebel groups in different parts of the country.

The Central African Republic is the second African country, after Ethiopia, to have a joint border with both Sudan and South Sudan. The infiltration of Darfur rebel groups who are operating now in South Kordofan to Western Sudan seemingly pushed Bangui to seek this deal to avoid further troubles in the future.

Uganda, which accuses Sudan of supporting the LRA, has deployed troops in the Central African Republic to pursue the notorious Joseph Kony fighters. In October 2011 some US military advisers joined the Ugandan army to support them in the fight against the rebels.

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  • 28 February 2012 12:40, by kalib dinka

    THAT JOINT OPERATION IS FOR BOTH BASHIR AND JOSEPH KONYI.
    THEY WANT TO ATTACK TAMBURA, YAMBIO, AND PART OF WAU IN ONE DAY ONLY.

    MR BAKUSORO AND THE GOVERNOR OF WAU SHOULD BE READY BY NOW.
    The worst war is coming to south sudan,and our SPLA ARE THE WINNERS NO FEAR.

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    • 28 February 2012 13:54, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      This Join Border Monitor has no worry,because CAR want to gain some thing from Khartoum since they living in poverty very much.

      OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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      • 29 February 2012 06:20, by kalib dinka

        @ Ker,
        I call my self like that with the reasons of Dinkas mid.
        Mr, I was in SPLA during the war, but what the Dinkas did to me brings a big gape,Any way we Equatorians have discipline,But one day you will cry like kalib,I vow.

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    • 28 February 2012 14:07, by Ker.

      Kalib Dinka

      u ar mad in ur small mind.
      why u called urself like that? ar u confused human being or wht? u deserve to be a FOOL.
      but anyway ur comment is good i seconded, that is wht exactely in the mind of Bashir

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      • 28 February 2012 16:17, by Paul Ongee

        Khartoum exchanged a number of visits with CAR and Chad until they signed an agreement in 2010. Khartoum started joint border patrol with Chad to block penetration of the Late Ibrahim Khalil from Libya into Sudan. But this joint border patrol is completely different because CAR has no substantial amount of resources to finance the so-called "joint security project" since LRA cannot even be.......

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        • 28 February 2012 16:19, by Paul Ongee

          ......driven out of CAR and Darfur rebels likewise. LRA is backed by Khartoum as it happened before between Khartoum and Ndjamena. This time Khartoum is not in sound financial position because South Sudan has gone with its oil. It’s extremely difficult for ensuring effective border patrol based on financial bailouts and stolen South Sudan oil. The best way to get this project working......

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          • 28 February 2012 16:25, by Paul Ongee

            ......is to accept political transformation and the required constitutional reform that guarantees freedom and democratic rights for all Sudanese. Otherwise every human rights in Sudan will be determined by popularity of both Arab and African Springs.

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