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Sudan’s Security Council holds meeting on Chad and Kenya


February 9, 2008 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s National Security Council held its first meeting with the participation of the First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayadrit on Saturday to discuss situations in Chad and Kenya.

Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir chaired the first meeting of the National Security Council in its new formation, in the presence of First Vice President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Vice President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, assistants of the president and members of the council in the Republican Palace Saturday night.

Presidency Minister Bakri Hassan Salih emphasized that the events in Chad had taken a large portion in the debate as security in Chad affects the stability in Darfur, noting that the Council had came out with recommendations leading to minimize impacts of this events

Saleh said that the meeting also dealt with events in Kenya and its effects on southern Sudan, where the recommendations were forwarded to the technical committee to follow up their implementation soon

He pointed out that a detailed report on the security situation in the country was presented where thorough discussion was made on it after which recommendations were reached that aim at boosting stability in the country.

The meeting of the National Security Council was preceded by a meeting of the Presidency that discussed all issues of concern to the country. The meeting was attended also by the minister of foreign affairs and presidential advisor Mustafa Osman Ismail.

The NSC membership includes the President and his two Deputies and Ministries of Defence, Interior, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and came under article 150 of the Transitional Constitution.


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  • 10 February 2008 11:02, by Toposa Boy southerner

    Best SS we know hoes behind those two crisis the government of Khartoum is responsible for boss problems Kenya NCP don’t want southern Sudan to be fully independent Chad NCP don’t want the idea of European force to be deployed there because is going to be problematic to them

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