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Sudan, Ethiopia agree on establishing joint border force

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February 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to form a joint force along the borders between the two countries at the conclusion of the military technical committee meetings in the presence of both sides’ defense ministers.

The Sudanese Defense Minister Abdul-Rahim Mohammed Hussein announced that the two countries will start forming the joint units that will patrol the borders.

Hussein said that regular meetings between the leaderships in the two countries have created a great deal of mutual trust, pointing out that the cooperation moved to the stage of joint formation and training of border forces.

The Ethiopian minister of defence Siraj Fergessa, arrived in Khartoum on Wednesday to participate in the work of committee.

Fergessa and Hussein both signed the minutes of the meetings which included the agreement on the exchange of information and control outlawed elements, the establishment of joint forces , as well as peacekeeping issues .

(ST)

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  • 28 February 2014 13:09, by Kalo

    I am tied of Sudanese joint military,to do what?i know Ethiopia have tension with Egypt for construction of dam,Sudan,Egyptian took two towns by force inclusion Ethiopia could fight with Egypt but Sudan is just after Ethiopia,will do nothing with militants and cargo planes Antonvos and poor gunships,tanks T55 bla bla.

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  • 28 February 2014 20:44, by Fetehyelem

    This joint military operation along the border has nothing to do with Egypt but it is solely to attack and forcefully evict native Ethiopians or indigenous people who has settled on the periphery which is to be handed over to Sudan by evil TPLF/Woyane government. The Woyane government has been committing constant treason acts which left nations without a country and livelihood.

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  • 28 February 2014 20:51, by Fetehyelem

    All these drama is to implement the Woyane created demarcation in b/n the two neighbouring countries against the will of the people.But after the demise of TPLF/Woyane everything will get back to its original state & members of TPLF/Woyane & their accomplice the Sudanes will pay the price.Any wrong doing will never go unpunished.We will prove this fact imminently b/c the days of TPLF are numbered

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