Home | News    Wednesday 28 September 2016

Sudan reiterates support for regional forces in South Sudan

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

UN peacekeeper keeps watch inside a Protection of Civilians sites, in Juba as a UN Security Council delegation meets with the IDPs on 3 September 2016 (UNMISS Photo)
September 27, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Tuesday has pledged to support the efforts of East African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to achieve peace in South Sudan and backed the deployment of regional forces in the conflict hit country.

Sudan’s Foreign Ministry Under- Secretary, Abd al-Gani al-Naeim has participated in a ministerial meeting on the situation in South Sudan that convened in New York and chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson, and attended by senior officials and organizations concerned by the conflict in South Sudan.

In a press release in Khartoum on Tuesday, the official who is part of Sudan delegation to UN General Assembly meeting, Also reiterated Sudan’s commitment to support the IGAD decision to send regional forces to South Sudan to protect civilians,

Sudan which was part of three countries that mediated the peace agreement, however, refuses to take part in the UN backed force, to cut short for any potential accusations of support to one of the warring parties.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Sudanese diplomat told the meeting that achieving peace in South Sudan is linked to peace in Sudan. Al-Naeim stressed that Sudan is ready to continue supporting IGAD and other partners’ efforts to achieve peace in South Sudan.

“Peace making is a complicated process that requires patience,” he further said calling on the international community to continue its efforts for peace in South Sudan.

“The current peace agreement gives hope to reunite the South Sudanese rivals,” he added.

The Sudanese diplomat went to say that Sudan is committed to receive and provide all possible assistance to South Sudanese refugees, stressing the need to involve all the concerned parties in peace process in South Sudan.

Since the erupt of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013, thousands of people have been killed and around one million South Sudanese have crossed into the neighboring countries.

(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.
  • 28 September 14:19, by Midit Mitot

    Yes, Khartoum is on right track,and it will not contributes on that regional forces to South Sudan, Sudan,just do what M7 is doing silently in Kampala, South Sudanese will dances themselves.

    repondre message

    • 28 September 19:28, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

      See this born traitor, we are gona forced all rebels to loves this country! Look a country that you just seceded from 5 years a go now is one you’re seeking backing from,anyway u are in concubine relationship since 1991 with Khartoum, its not a unfamiliar at all.You’re strong community but this has reduce u to a shame.

      repondre message

      • 28 September 21:17, by Midit Mitot

        Damn-shit Dink Aliap,
        This is your habit, you don,t feel shame when you have done something wrong foke, your cowardice Gov,t have brought UPDF, JEM, SPLA-N, M23 of Congo, and all tribes of the country and yet, you don,t realized that Dr Machar would have defeated you,sorry, your ears will hear only bullet nothing else.

        repondre message

        • 28 September 23:41, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

          Lie is normal thing with you people? How can S.Sudan govt bring M23 rebels to fights alongside it army,sorry for you dear!.
          We save Riak and took him to his own house in Jebel with 5 unarmed close protections of his,and no appreciation, Kiir really is very merciful in his heart if I were Riak,I should never had opted to fights him again, the one who save your dear life can only be compared to moth

          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


Call for the release of S. Sudanese arbitrarily detained by national security services in Juba 2016-12-07 07:54:53 By Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro On 22 December 2015, at around 12pm, I received a call from the National Security Service (NSS) summoning me to their headquarters for a meeting. I drove to the office (...)

Holding accountable those enabling genocide in Sudan 2016-12-05 05:30:49 Eric Reeves As grim genocide by attrition in Darfur is set to enter its fifteenth year, as Khartoum’s claim of a purely nominal “cease-fire” in South Kordofan is belied by repeated reports of Sudan (...)

Sudan’s Civil Disobedience, a model for political change 2016-12-04 05:23:21 by Mahmoud A. Suleiman According to Gene Sharp of Albert Einstein Institution in his masterpiece book from Dictatorship to Democracy, he quoted Civil Disobedience among the 198 Methods of (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Conspiracy, rumour mongering and power struggle behind alleged case of corruption in president’s office 2016-12-05 05:36:45 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 December, 2016 Legal Watch Associates South Sudan has been following up the alleged case of corruption in the Office of the Pesident. The case involved 16 people from (...)

Amnesty urges to investigate chemical weapons Sudan’s Jebel Marra 2016-10-12 12:52:01 Sudan: International chemical weapons investigation urgently needed into horrific Jebel Marra attacksAMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH 11 October 2016 Sudan: International chemical weapons (...)

UNAMID JSR’s statement read to the media on peace in Darfur 2016-10-10 20:57:56 African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur Though the region of Darfur is relatively peaceful at this time, a small portion of Jebel Marra within Darfur continues to be intermittently (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.