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Khartoum-Juba security talks postponed indefinitely

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February 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Joint political-security talks between Sudan and South Sudan scheduled to start on Wednesday in the Ethiopian capital have been postponed indefinitely, according to a news report.

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Sudan’s minister of defence, Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein (R), talks to the South’s minister for the SPLA, Nhial Deng Nhial, after a joint news conference at the ministry of defence headquarters in Khartoum, 11 November 2010. (REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

The privately-owned Al-Shorooq TV said that the African Union (AU) mediation team, led by former South African president Thabo Mbeki, did not set a new date for the negotiations.

No reason was given for the delay but sources told the channel that the United States was behind the move due to the slow pace of implementing the previous deals signed last September.

During talks in Ethiopia last month, Sudan’s president, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir, and his South Sudanese counterpart, Salva Kiir, failed to end a stalemate over withdrawing armies from a border region - a prerequisite for resuming oil exports.

Landlocked South Sudan shutdown oil output a year ago following a dispute over how much the new nation should pay in pipeline fees to transport crude via its northern neighbour for export from Port Sudan on the Mediterranean.

Delegations from the two countries were to discuss modalities of the security arrangements. Khartoum accused Juba last month of making new demands over the demilitarised zone and refusing to give up its alleged support of rebels from Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

Made up of fighters who sided with the South during the civil war, SPLM-N controls part of the Sudan side of the border, which complicates setting up the buffer zone.

In a related issue the Sudanese army (SAF) denied that any skirmishes had erupted with South Sudan at the borders or that there has been any military build-up on their part.

“There is no truth to the accusation by South Sudan that we are amassing our troops along the border area and there are no armed battles between us and them, but there are existing tribal interactions that caused the recent armed conflict”, Sudan army spokesperson Colonel al-Sawarmi Khalid Sa’ad said.

He also downplayed reports that South Sudan deployed troops to the borders, saying that they have not monitored anything unusual.

Col Sa’ad also stressed that Juba has no capability or interest in going to war with Sudan.

Yesterday, Kiir ordered the urgent and coordinated deployment of joint police and government troops to border areas with Sudan.

Juba has accused Khartoum of building up troops and using militia groups to attack areas along the border in Unity state.

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  • 14 February 2013 08:31, by Jalaby

    Absolutely that’s a good decision because those people are nothing but visionless and they’ve different thoughts, different views and different agenda on how to address the problem with Sudan!
    The south is burning now and falling apart, soon this government will collapse and we will all live in peace!!

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    • 14 February 2013 08:43, by Nibs

      Jallaba
      Last year you said this government will collapse in October of 2012.you will wait long son of Arab prostitute fu*k by nuer man.

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      • 14 February 2013 08:59, by Paul Chadrack

        A source told the reporting TV that United State is behind the slow implementation move,new Obama government have no option other than a regime change in south sudan.south sudan is an American project, which they don’t need any corrupt individual to control it.all these bring us to conclusion that SPLM regime is at its last days.

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        • 14 February 2013 09:56, by Jalaby

          Paul Chadrack,
          Could be! What you said makes a great sense!
          I won’t be surprised if US administration turns its back on S Sudan although their main concern will always be:what is the right substitution for SPLM? how that can happen smoothly and without causing a chaos in the south and without falling the whole region in a great disaster?

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          • 14 February 2013 11:51, by Paul Chadrack

            It going to be possible throught imposition of economic blockade as pressuring tool.also by reviewing the current constitution, new strong institution must be put in place, anti-corruption bill,independent judiciary and a strong independent parliament. all these will contribute to a very peaceful transition.

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      • 14 February 2013 09:05, by Jalaby

        Nibs,
        Bring to me where I said your crap government will collapse in October 2012!! bring it son of a bitch and I’m sure you can’t!
        You will stay son of a whore (wad al-sharmoota) till you bring it and then clear yourself from such a serious accusation you idiot and son of a wild whore!!

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        • 14 February 2013 13:46, by Nibs

          Jallaba
          I don’t need to prove anything,it’s a know fact in this forum that you obviously don’t remember what you said."Mr.Al-koda is very strict and he only sees things whether black or white and he has no grey color.."and you still has the audacity to called others lair!I love it when you react angrily to my comment,TRUTH hurts...

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          • 14 February 2013 14:03, by Nibs

            ...with all honesty you are a son of SLUT!your mother,very professional bitch from Saudi Arab ,open her rotten,stingy,magotty vagina to a nuer fellow,she almost kill him!the acrid pungent smell from her down-hole can kill a small insect.you are half nuer,and confuse brat.I NOW KNOW WHAT UPSET YOU MOST,YOUR MUM IMMORALITY(FACT),we’ll always debate it here!

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      • 14 February 2013 13:47, by Johndumo14

        Khartoum under estimate SOUTH SUDAN ARMY.
        Hear what they said in the NEWS,that Juba has no capability in going to war with Sudan !!

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    • 14 February 2013 09:23, by zulu

      Jalaby, son of my Nuer Uncle. What are you bikering about? read news articles by the NCP’s official website. It speaks volumes of filth against ss, us and Israel that the 3 we foreigners attacking sudan. the ncp is even alleging that ss is now training slm and spla to fight. now why are they scared if ss was falling? there is war in the east, west and south of sudan.

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      • 14 February 2013 09:32, by Jalaby

        Zulu,
        First of all you need to raise your voice very loud and ask your thieves government in Juba to do something and what ever they could to rescue and help your uncle Toposa people who are dying now because of starvation!!
        Second,prove to me that there is a war in East Sudan, which part of East Sudan?who is the leader of the rebellion?

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        • 14 February 2013 09:37, by Jalaby

          when did last they make their attack?where? they attacked who?
          Man, I know you’re a liar, actually a big liar, you lied before and you said "breaking news, Darfour rebels are asking Self-Determination", another lie when you said there is oil in Equatoria area while we all know there is no one single oil company exploring that area (may be only you)!!

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          • 14 February 2013 09:42, by Jalaby

            Man, stop being a liar and make joke of yourself!
            It’s so rare and unusual that you condemn or contradict (if any) your thieves government in Juba, do you know why?!
            Because if you do so they’ll either call you a coward person who didn’t fight with us Arab/Jalaba and we freed you or will say to you "Shut up Kenyan guy, not your "F" business"!!

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            • 14 February 2013 10:58, by ngomrom

              Dear Jallaba
              Your hetred has even make you to hate your Uncles even when affected by Natural happening, this do not mean they did not cultivate but crop has failed due to flood and insects that has distroyed them, so can you remember 1994 Reagan assistant to sudan, in which the local community named the maize, oil and other in the name of Reagan Those Khor Dufan people were not Sudanese or what?

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            • 14 February 2013 11:10, by kamal

              By the way khartoum is very funny n confusing. the resort to war when people are peace and when south Sudan except the war then they rush to table of peace.

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            • 14 February 2013 16:25, by zulu

              Ya Nuer Jalaby
              You refuse to accept the truth. Even to say you are a Nuer, you reject that reality. Read business daily and get some of this Kenya first hit oil deposits in March this year in Turkana but the commercial viability of the projects is yet to be announced.
              Kenya’s discovery follows that of other east African countries including Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan.where is turkana?

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          • 14 February 2013 11:07, by william mawien

            Of course gay jalaba there is huge oil in equatoria
            we do not want to say it now because you will steal it
            you are thieves who always depend on south sudan
            as soon as djubuti and lamu pipeline complete south sudan will be the leading economy in eastern africa and middle east

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            • 14 February 2013 18:43, by Chol

              William Mawien, do you know that you’re another idiot from Sudan just pretending to be South Sudanese? If not, we know that you are!

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        • 14 February 2013 11:46, by hellonearth

          JALABY

          What makes you think that you have a say in South Sudans internal affairs. instead you should think of the war that is coming or where NCP will survive or will go back to Saudi Arabia where you came from

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          • 14 February 2013 18:23, by Dawood

            Hellonearth,
            FYI, Jalaby is a nuer pretending to be arab.

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            • 14 February 2013 21:24, by hellonearth

              Dawood...

              No he is not... he is just a fake arab who learnt Nuer language and pretends to be one. he has been the giver of information when he was here in South Sudan. he is a flipping spy and a dangerous one. you should watch out not that we are going to war

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            • 14 February 2013 22:23, by Chol

              Jalaby is both half Nuer and half fake arab! It’s strange that he betrayed his father from Nuer and became a fake Arab!

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    • 14 February 2013 09:41, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      Jalaby,it’s good that the agenda of security arrangement has come to a failure what next Khartoum want to be as an agenda.For next discussion incase of any.
      OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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    • 14 February 2013 14:09, by Tiitrot

      Dear Jallaby,
      Please stop your fucken words on internal issues of South Sudan and look at what SPLM_N is going to do for you mother fuckers.

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  • 14 February 2013 08:35, by George Bol

    The mission of SPLA this time if there are eventualities with Sudan.Heglig plus other surroundings must be left as ash. We are sorry that we SPLA left heglig peaceful in last April fight. We have clear war with Khartoum. We all know when Khartoum build up troops along borader that mean attack like what they did in panakuach and jau and that let might SPLA to enter heglig oil field. Let see!

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  • 14 February 2013 08:42, by Agutthon

    Good move. South Sudan has been spending huge sums for this fruitless Addis negotiations. It is therefore, recommended that all Addis negotiations be put on hold while embarking on arbitration in The Hague.

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  • 14 February 2013 09:38, by Kalo

    Bravo,go ahead to fight rather than beating the drums,wasting time and resources,we are giving Albashir headache in South Kordofan,brothers in South Sudan should do the same.

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  • 14 February 2013 09:47, by Makunon

    Good decision, let them not fool around.

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  • 14 February 2013 10:17, by Padiet Deng Alony

    There is a time for every thing. time to cry time to laugh
    time to talk, time to fight
    Now time to talk has ended with fruitless let give chance to time to fight.

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  • 14 February 2013 10:55, by History has Records

    The Jalabias n the Londos think South Sudan will fail, that is a big mistake Ass cleaners, you will all watch South sudan rise to it’s full glory then you will panic like confused rodents, tell me which Arab country has defeated non arab country if you want it said that way bitches n vixens, South Sudan, we can’t allow the Arabs pollute and erode our Pearls. Sudan has pressed the alarm BELL.

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  • 14 February 2013 11:20, by Majongdit

    That country Sudan is a country of immature and irresponsible people under unsure and obscure leadership. The whole world knows that. There is no need in overstaying on this stagnant agreements. Evil is evil and there is nothing we can do about that. S Sudan needs to unilatarily declare Abyei its land and prepare to fight over it.

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    • 14 February 2013 12:15, by extra jalaby

      if younext day in juba can then declare it otherwise you will find saf

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      • 14 February 2013 14:08, by Nibs

        Extra jallaba
        Illiterate! Your English is pathetic, go back to school.

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  • 14 February 2013 14:56, by barbayo

    Jalab
    your people you claim to be belong to are suffer alot look the one hundred dollar is equip to 800 SDG and in South Sudan one hundred dollar is equip to 291 SSP who is going to collapas ? between South Sudan and North Sudan?

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  • 14 February 2013 23:29, by ANYANYA1

    Dear Southernes. I think there is no need of wasting our time online with these fake Arab from North. as you know that Arab people have different of understanding all these years. Arab people need action always. the whole world knew that South Sudan will win this war by all mean no matter what.
    SPLA OYEEEE
    South Sudan OYEEE
    Great Fighter OYEEE
    New Sudan OYEEE
    Anyanya1

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