Home | News    Sunday 9 June 2019

African Unions calls to take needed measure before to resume talks

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

June 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Moussa Faki the head of the African Union Commission urged the Sudanese parties to take the needed measures to create a good atmosphere for the resumption of talks on the power transfer in the country.

JPEG - 14 kb
Moussa Faki, head of African Union Commission (ST photo)

Faki made his call in a statement on Saturday welcoming the visit of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Sudan in his quality as the IGAD chair to discuss ways to settle the dispute between the ruling military council and opposition Forces for Freedom and Change over power transfer.

"The Chairperson encourages the (Sudanese) parties to undertake all the necessary political and security measures required to pave the way for a rapid resumption of negotiations to achieve a consensual agreement for a transition towards the civilian-led rule," reads the statement.

During his visit to the Sudanese capital on Friday, Abiy met with the head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and representatives of the opposition coalition Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC).

Al-Burhan declared his readiness to resume talks with the opposition while the FFC accepted his call to resume talks but demanded the TMC admits its responsibility for the killing of over 100 protesters who were at the sit-in area on 3 June.

Furthermore, the opposition said that the ruling council should release the political detainees including Yasir Arman SPLM-N Agar deputy leader, Ismail Jabal the Movement’s Secretary General and its Spokesperson Mubarak Ardol.

Among others, they asked to withdraw the Rapid Support Forces militiamen who are accused of committing atrocities and human rights abuses in Khartoum.

The chairperson of the African Union renewed his call for the foreign actors to refrain from interference in the crisis and "support the African Union efforts to support a Sudanese-led and owned process that respects the will and aspirations of the people of Sudan, the region and the Continent."

(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


Victims of Sexual Violence in Sudan Deserve Justice 2019-06-19 07:16:08 by Tchérina Jérolon, and Daisy Schmitt Today, as we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we demand accountability for sexual crimes committed in (...)

Ezekiel Lol reignites political begging as a Freedom of Expression 2019-06-14 22:49:39 Gatdiet Peter Here, the question is: to what extent does a politician become a “political beggar”? A politician becomes a beggar and (re)focuses on the “politics of begging” as soon as (s)he has (...)

Crisis in Sudan: Will Sudanese mediators unlock the impasse? 2019-06-08 11:47:09 by Luka Biong Deng Kuol* The Optimism for the New Dawn in Sudan Since the eruption of the Sudanese popular uprising on 19th December 2018, the protesters have made history not only in (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders back calls for civil rule 2019-04-26 10:22:06 Press statement by 55 Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders on Sudan Sit-in and Peaceful Protest Khartoum -24/04/2019 We, the undersigned (55) Sudanese lawyers and human rights defenders, (...)

South Sudan’s Lafon youth condemn killings of civilians by Pari community 2019-04-03 21:54:29 Press Statement on the Fighting between Pari/ Pacidi and Lotuko/Lokiri on 24/3/2019 Release by The Lafon County Youth Union: We, the Lafon County Youth Union hereby condemn the atrocities and (...)

Joseph Malwal Dong joined the SPLM/A -IO 2019-04-02 08:35:02 SPLM/A (IO) Press Release 1/4/2019 On Hon. Joseph Malwal Dong Joined the SPLM/A (IO) The leadership of the SPLM/A (IO) would like to seize this precious opportunity to announce to members and (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2019 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.