Home | News    Friday 29 August 2014

Sudan’s ruling party welcomes efforts to bring opposition to dialogue process

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

August 28, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has welcomed efforts exerted by opposition parties participating in the national dialogue to convince those who refuse the process to join it.

In statements to Ashorooq TV on Thursday Mustafa Osman Ismail, NCP political secretary, praised the contacts conducted by the Popular Congress Party (PCP) and the Reform Now Movement (RNM) to persuade the opposition parties and rebel groups to join the internal process aiming to achieve peace and democratic reforms in Sudan.

Ismail further reaffirmed the NCP’s commitment to fully implement a roadmap for the national dialogue reached with the opposition parties earlier this month.

Mustafa remarks come after statements by the PCP which disclosed contacts with the rebel and political forces to convince them to join the process, saying it represents the best alternative to settle the current crises in Sudan.

On the other hand, the opposition parties participating in the national dialogue formed a committee to contact the rebels and political parties.

The meeting held at the PCP premises in Khartoum also set up different committee to prepare joint positions on the agenda of the dialogue.

While the political forces ask to end war and release political freedoms, the rebels demand a comprehensive cessation of hostilities and talks over the war affected regions before to join the process.

The government and the political forces participating in the dialogue signed a framework agreement on 9 August. The roadmap determines the attributions of the of the supreme coordination committee known as (7+7 committee), the General Conference, the sub-committees, the agenda of the dialogue and how to implement the outcome of the national dialogue.

The government and the opposition parties also agreed to set up an executive mechanism to implement the outcome of this dialogue, but did not provide clearly the formation of a national unity government or to postpone the 2015 election.

MAHDI’S RETURN

The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), Sadiq al-Mahdi, is in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, since the signing of the Paris Declaration with the rebel alliance of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) on 8 August.

His daughter and deputy NUP chairman, Mariam al-Mahdi is held by the security service without any charge after her return to the country over it participation in the talks with the rebel groups.

Samia Ahmed Mohamd, a deputy speaker of the National Assembly and NCP leading member, on Thursday said that al-Mahdi can return to the country and participate in the internal dialogue.

Mohamed also minimised the Paris Declaration saying “they do not represent any threat”.

She further ruled out that the Democratic Unionist Party of Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani suspend its participation in the national dialogue.

Al-Mirghani met recently in London with a SRF delegation that briefed him on the outcome of Paris Declaration.

(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.

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


Egypt’s Strategic Water Security: The myth and the truth 2017-03-24 08:19:56 By Ermias Hailu Following to the end of the second world war Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic skills, the then Pan- Arab (...)

South Sudan famine is a wake-up call to revive dead peace deal 2017-03-20 15:57:01 By Brian Adeba News that a famine has been declared in South Sudan is yet another stark reminder of the ever evolving nature of war-induced fragility in Africa’s newest country. As the world (...)

Africa’s next level of economic transformation 2017-03-20 05:57:00 By Jim Yong Kim The G20 finance ministers met last week in Germany to discuss critical challenges facing the global economy, from climate change to migration to humanitarian emergencies like the (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Statement by South Sudanese Communist Party on the National Dialoguel 2017-03-22 05:44:42 The Communist Party of South Sudan On the Initiative of the National Dialogue The initiative taken by the President of the Republic of South Sudan declaring a need for a national dialogue is an (...)

An Appeal to President of the Republic of South Sudan 2017-03-15 07:22:45 Dear. Mr. President, I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I (...)

Militias of Bashir’s Regime and the Proxy War (1) 2017-02-08 21:49:09 Sudan Democracy First Group Militias of Bashir’s Regime and the Proxy War (1) War in the Blue Nile: Militias in the hunt of refugees and displaced population Introduction Throughout its rule, (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2017 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.