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Khartoum renews accusations over Juba’s support to rebels but SPLM6N denies


SPLM-N leader Malik Agar (Center) with SPLA-N chief of satff Jacod Mekouar (L) and SPLM-N SG Yasir Arman pose for a collective picture in the Nuba Mountains at the end of their meeting (ST Photo)
April 24, 2917 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Monday has renewed accusations that South Sudan’s government of continuing to harbour and support the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N, warning Juba against interference in Sudan’s internal affairs.

But, the SPLM-N has denied the claim saying the last time they went to Juba was at the request Khartoum government last year.

In a statement seen by Sudan Tribune, NISS said the “Sudanese government continued to extend its hands to support South Sudan since its secession and during all critical phases it went through”, pointing to the humanitarian aid provided to South Sudan’s people and refugees who fled to Sudan.

“However, South Sudan’s government responded to this humanitarian cooperation by continuing to provide full support and harbour to the Sudanese rebel movements according to documented information including United Nations reports” read the statement

The statement added that “since last Wednesday to 22 April, South Sudan’s President and his First Vice President and a number of senior executive and security officials have engaged in intensive meetings with the so-called Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) in Juba”.

The NISS pointed out that leaked information disclosed that South Sudan’s leadership has pushed SPLM-N leaders to “prolong the war in Sudan”, demanding South Sudan government to “immediately refrain from interfering in Sudan’s affairs”.

“We are surprised at how could a head of state and his first deputy, despite the outbreak of war in their country and the acute shortage of food that is hitting all its parts, not be fully devoted to resolve their internal issues but rather seek to ignite the flames of sedition in our country which seeks to fold the page of war which was ignited by foreign sinful hands,” further read the statement/

Juba has been always accused by the Sudan, various observer groups and armed oppositions of harbouring Sudanese rebels and in fact letting them fight alongside its own force. The government in Juba has always denied the accusations.


Reached for comment on the fresh accusations, SPLM-N Secretary General Yasir Arman who was speaking to from Addis Ababa where they are holding meetings with the African Union mediation denied the allegation, adding that the statement of the Sudanese government is based on a “fake intelligence report”.

“The NISS’s statement is a fake one, the SPLM-N chairman, the secretary general and the General Izzat Koko, deputy general chief of staff, we are all in Addis Ababa and we have not been to Juba since last year,” Arman said.

He further emphasised they were in Juba at the request of Khartoum, which asked Juba to mediate between them.


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  • 25 April 07:15, by Kuch

    Do these criminals think they are more smarter than other people? Where do the clones think the criminals who have been terrorizing Raja and Wau come from with arms?

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    • 25 April 08:56, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

      Cde Kuch.they wants to create cover story so that it shall be look as if SS was ones seeking to distabilizes its Northern neighbour when its them who tried and seeks overthrow. And therefore reunited two Sudans again8-).That will remain a wishful thinking for Centuries!Try us now and u will see by yourself.

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      • 25 April 10:49, by Jalaby

        No body in the north ever thinks of unity with the south again, we amputated the rotten and decayed part (the south) from our body so how can we repeat the painful again?
        Jonobean are back to North again after their country becomes a piece of hell and now begging northerners for food and help, they are refugees and foreigners this time and their eyes are down to earth!

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        • 26 April 05:55, by Eyez

          You better laugh now, but once we the sophisticated, civilised and educated sons and daughters of South Sudan take our country back from the incompetent, old and greedy leaders who are ruining, dividing and driving us apart, then we shall see who has the last laugh.

          You hybrid, cross breeds and ass-up-face-down clowns will pay for the hundreds of years that you cheated us, idiots.

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  • 25 April 14:26, by Sunday Junup

    Kiir KuethPiny could not afford to expel SPLM-N since they were fighting for United Sudan under dr. John Garang but finally separatist (Dr.Riak) has won the victory against unionist (Kiir). Now Jieng Council of Evil has nothing to do but to destroy South Sudan so that every body feel heat

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  • 26 April 06:25, by Kush Natives

    Those slavery of Arab call themselves Sudanese misunderstood how the world works. They’re are crying days and nights with their failed genocidal missions towards Nubian and other marginalized groups in the Sudan. Accusing Juba on mess is digging into a deep grave. If the separation the South Sudan is nonsense to You. Then why running naked with jalabia?

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