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Darfur armed groups agree to unify peace negotiating position

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SRF factions meet in Paris on 12 Oct 2017 (ST Photo)
August 31, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Four armed groups in Sudan’s Darfur region have agreed to unify their negotiating position before to engage in talks with the transitional government in the near future.

The joint statement was signed by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), Sudan Liberation Movement - Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM), Sudan Liberation Movement - Transitional Council (SLM-TC), and the Sudan Liberation Forces Alliance (SLFA) from the South Sudanese capital on Saturday.

The four groups are participating in consultation meetings hosted by the South Sudanese government within its efforts to facilitate a comprehensive peace process to settle the armed conflicts in Darfur, the Blue Nile and South Kordofan, three regions on the common border between the two Sudans.

The joint statement reaffirmed that peace remains their first strategic choice, stressing that it should address the root causes of the Sudanese problem and tackle the effects of war and marginalization.

Further, JEM, SLM-MM, SLM-TC and SLFA said they will participate in the "peace negotiations with one negotiating position and a joint negotiating delegation".

In the same trend, they pledged to consult and unify their political positions towards all national issues.

More, they renewed their commitment to the declaration of a cessation of hostilities to create a conducive environment for peace.

The divided armed groups in the western Sudan region have been blamed for hampering regional and international efforts in Darfur.

In 2017, the United States decided the lift of economic sanctions on Sudan and refused calls to wait until a peace deal is struck in Darfur blaming the armed groups of obstructing peace.

"We reject all methods of exclusion practised by the Center on the pretext of efficiency and refusal of quotas".

The JEM, SLM-MM and SLM-TC are part of the Forces for Freedom and Change but the large coalition refused their demand to allocate them a quota in the transitional cabinet.

In reaction, the forces of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front refused to endorse the Political Agreement and the Constitutional Declaration.

(ST)

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  • 31 August 22:02, by Pakuai

    What are the losers ’still trying to negotiate’ with their cloned so-called *arabs of North Sudan* *when their so-called peace has been signed in North Sudan after their long months of protests?* and were helped by their Abesh (so-called ethiopia’s), Mr. Abiye Ahmed piece of trash?>>>

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    • 31 August 22:08, by Pakuai

      I guess, the creeps think, they are part of ’the Sudan’?. Good luck to the evils. The criminals are going to be ’wiped out of map out of our country’, once and for all. ’We informed the creeps that Kiirtoum (Khartoum) is a Dinkas/Muonyjiengs the Sudan country, Southern Egypt. Losers from ’Darfur, Northern Nigeria and some otheir creeps here in our region, IGAD,>>>

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      • 31 August 22:15, by Pakuai

        the AU, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), the US, the UK, their former ’slaves from Caribbeans), their gulf Arab states of Saudi Arabia and some of their creeps were to be *resettled here in South Sudan and their cloned so-called arabs North Sudan*. In the names of the greatest charlatans like *Barack Hussein Obama, Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom,>>>

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        • 31 August 22:22, by Pakuai

          Thabo Mbeki, Abiye Ahmed, Thomas Cirillo, Raila Odinga, their sleazy NGOs, their UN and some of their creeps* so-called UN ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT. Fellows, there are people who are way too well ahead of these vermin. The *US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israelis), our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, El Qada, Muslim brotherhood, ISIS/L, jesh El Islam, El Nustra, Boko Haram, our own>>>

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          • 31 August 22:33, by Pakuai

            so-called SPLM/A-IO and some of their creeps in between fellows. There is ’nothing called SPLM/A-IO’, fools. SPLM/A-IO was ’coined by some evil juus (so-called israel) in 2014, after their ’regime change’ of an elected government of South Sudan was destroyed in Juba. Mr. Riek Machar, Taban Deng Gai, Alfred Lado Gore and some of the *US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israelis),>>>

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            • 31 August 22:42, by Pakuai

              and some of their creeps here in our own IGAD and the whole of the AU* were ’advised by their handlers’ by the *evils that I just mentioned above* losers to run to *Abesh, so-called ethiopia)* to go and negotiate "negotiate with the government of South Sudan". These ’cheap maneuvers and intrigues’ were devised by the our enemies who the evil *juus (so-called israelis), the US, the UK, their UN,>>>

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              • 31 August 22:48, by Pakuai

                their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps in between who covet our country and people* All these nonsense were for the creeps *hide their dirty and evil project over our country and our people, but to haul their usual ’regime change’ business to their *Riek Machar and his lowly Nuers’ fools because the Nuers always ’worship them’.>>>

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