Home | News    Sunday 13 April 2014

Khartoum ready to reach a deal on Sudan’s Two Areas, negotiator

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

April 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s negotiating team for talks on Blue Nile and South Kordofan has expressed readiness to achieve an agreement with the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) in the next round of negotiations.

The member of the government negotiating team, Muneer Shaikh al-Din, said in statements to the government-sponsored Sudan Media Center (SMC) on Saturday they are ready to arrive at a deal with the SPLM-N on the Two Areas.

Meanwhile, the secretariat of the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) are in Khartoum to discuss the date and agendas of the coming round of talks.

Sheikh Al-Din said they are waiting for the AUHIP invitation for the next round of negotiations, pointing they will engage in it with an open heart in order to reach a deal with the SPLM-N.

He said that all parties are satisfied with proposals of agendas made by the two sides, noting that atmosphere of national dialogue opened a new door for hope that an agreement to end war in the Two Areas could be reached besides providing humanitarian aid to the needy population in accordance with to the tripartite program.

Last February the AUHIP suspended the stalled talks between the Sudanese government and the SPLM-N on the conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile and referred the matter to its mandating authority, the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC), asking for further guidance.

However, the AUPSC reiterated its confidence in the AUHIP mediation team led by Thabo Mbeki and asked him to reach an agreement by the end of April.

The talks stalled because the government delegation insisted that the objective of talks is to settle the conflict in the Two Areas while the SPLM-N delegation called for a holistic approach to solve Sudan’s problems.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 13 April 2014 11:57, by Akol Liai Mager

    A genuine and respectful deal that recognises the rights of the deaths, internally displaced persons and refugees will be welcome and the two sides who are yet to be trusted for bringing such a deal will be appreciated.

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Arms transfers to South Sudan ensure a violent future for a people desperate for peace 2015-01-28 14:06:46 By Geoffrey L. Duke Peace advocates around the world were shocked by news of China’s shipment of arms to the Government of South Sudan in June 2014. The shipment reportedly included $38 million (...)

A reading of the Arusha intra-SPLM agreement 2015-01-28 09:39:38 By: Dr Lam Akol On the 21st of January 2015, the three factions of the SPLM (now calling themselves ‘Groups’) inked in Arusha, Tanzania, an agreement dubbed “Agreement on the Reunification of the (...)

The looming crisis of constitutional legitimacy in South Sudan 2015-01-27 09:27:20 By Luka Biong Deng The way government gets legitimacy has been at the centre of political inquiry. As political legitimacy is seen as individuals’ voluntary consent to be governed by the (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Sudan’s Security Services raid and order closure of Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Centre 2015-01-24 03:41:41 African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (23 January 2015) At 11am on 18 January, the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of Omdurman, Khartoum state, raided the Mahmoud (...)

Women groups announce their support for Sudan Call 2015-01-17 08:34:07 Position Statement from the Women’s Political Forces and Civil Society organizations and Groups on the Sudan Call To the People of Sudan We, the undersigned women, are fully motivated by our (...)

Norway grants US $1.9 million for humanitarian needs in Darfur 2014-12-16 06:47:08 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - KHARTOUM Norway helps provide nutritious food to malnourished families in Sudan 14 December 2014 KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2015 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.