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Khartoum’s NCP is like a mosquito says SPLM’s Itto


April 23, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s ruling party responded to Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir describing them as "insects" that must be crushed last week, by saying that the government in Khartoum is like a "Mosquito that bites and takes human blood".

The bellicose bug related barbs come as the two nations teeter on the bring of all-out war less than 10 months after South Sudan separated from Sudan last year. Despite South Sudan’s SPLM and Khartoum’s National Congress Party (NCP) spending six years sharing power they were not able to resolve a host of issues.

South Sudan’s independence went ahead in July 2011 without agreements on demarcating the oil-rich border and what fees Juba would pay to export its crude through northern pipelines.

Since late March low level border skirmishes in disputed border areas rapidly turned into large scale clashes, resulting in Juba’s occupation of a key oil field on 10 April which had - until it was turned off by South Sudan’s army (SPLA) - provided Khartoum with half its production.

The UN Secretary General called the move "illegal" and after 10 days the SPLA pulled out as per demands by the UN, African Union, European Union, United States and others.

However, Sudan says that in fact it forced the SPLA out of the area and has since embarked on an aerial bombing campaign inside South Sudan, with one senior intelligence official expressing fears that a ground assault could be imminent.

On Monday Anne Itto, Deputy Secretary General of South Sudan’s governing Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), told a press conference she was disappointed over the reluctance of the international community to hold Sudan to account for their “indiscriminate aerial attacks”.

A market in Unity State was hit on Monday, leading South Sudanese to accuse the northern military of deliberately targeting civilians. The bombs were hitting "non-military" areas Itto said.

“We have always shown responsibility to appropriately respond to calls by the international community even when the world knows we are the victims; but what happens? Khartoum has always shown the contrary and exploited our response”, she said.

The senior figure said that she could not understand why the international community pays less attention to the Sudanese bombing than it did the SPLA’s occupation of Heglig, which Juba says is part of South Sudan.

Itto described Khartoum as a "Mosquito that bites and makes noise gratuitously even though it has taken human blood and injected parasites."

The rhetoric between the two nations has heated up over the last week with Sudan’s president vowing to "liberate" South Sudan from the ruling SPLM, ruling out further talks as Juba’s leaders only understand the "language of the gun".

However, Itto said that the SPLM "have never abandoned dialogue" with the NCP.

"It is Khartoum that walked out of the negotiation table in Addis Ababa last month. For us we have always remained ready to resuming discussions”, said Itto.


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  • 25 April 2012 09:12, by E. Defense Forces
    • 25 April 2012 09:13, by Dinkawarrior

      for your information!!!

      The same man who doesn’t need to be mentioned said” Bashir hired Al- Jazeera employees and independent personnel medias behind closed doors within the government of South Sudan and in the military areas to provide full information on how they plant to topple it government”

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      • 25 April 2012 14:45, by mohammed ali

        Dinka, Basheer didn’t hire anyone to topple the government in SS. You want to talk about Barnaba because he appeard in Al Gazeira several times.The plan is something within the waring factions within the SPLA.It is no secret that Machar & his group are pushing to dislodge Nihal Deng and Barnaba in his place, in their way to topple the big man whom they cosider as ignorant & alchol addict!

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        • 25 April 2012 21:53, by Elijah B. Elkan

          Mr. Ali,

          No need to get personal with president. An like your president Bashir is the world’s most wanted criminal dead or alive.

          If I were you I will be embarrassed to a have leader who could be pick up by ICC anY time on one of his trips.

          Khartoum has been is business of killing people for almost 60 years. Bashir killed 2.5 millions southerns and he also killed one million Darfur citizen.

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          • 25 April 2012 22:39, by North Sudan

            OK we will embarassed to have Bashir as a president if you are embarrased to have Machar as a vice president who killed thousands of Dinka

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    • 25 April 2012 13:23, by kingdom

      these mosquitoes are soon be sprayed-dead. we shall remain free men on this world.

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    • 26 April 2012 05:43, by padiit gaga

      Bisher talk like dead lungfish he called spla as insects how spla fought with him he respect spla but he did not tell true. He is harmful bacteria who want to spreads deseas to other now Icc is looking for him for criminal acts he made to Dafure he want other people jion him. No body will him because he put rop on his but not yet tie on.

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  • 25 April 2012 09:23, by AgwerJimmy

    Congratulations madam Itto for calling NCP as "mosquitoes"
    They deserve this name coz. they are sucking our blood (oil) and use it for buying weapons and strengthening their air-force to bomb us yet they are making noise to topple our gov’t.

    We have to confront this stupid Bashir in all directions; military, political and the likes.

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    • 25 April 2012 13:15, by Antigraft

      For God’s shake the oil money we started getting since 2005 would have afforded strenghtening our air force, but Mosquitoes suck them all. SPLM=NCP and vice versa. Ann, can you please remove that log in your eyes before you remove a peck in you own eye?

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  • 25 April 2012 09:25, by Deng

    Insects V/S mosquito. I cant wait to see this battle because mosquito will not survive without water.

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    • 25 April 2012 09:36, by Dinkawarrior

      NCP deserve to be mosquitos because they sucking everybody blood including the people of North Sudan! NCP is an assembly of evils that leaded by criminal Bashit!

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      • 25 April 2012 09:38, by Dinkawarrior


        NCPs deserve a right to be mosquitos because they’re sucking everybody blood including the people of North Sudan! NCP is an assembly of evils that leaded by criminal Bashit!

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  • 25 April 2012 09:43, by Tahrir Brown

    Madam, You are correct for that’s the language Bashir has been using. So SPLA shld use the act of an eye for an eye to stop aggression.

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    • 25 April 2012 17:56, by Longa

      Thank you madam Itto, NCP is mosquito sucking South Sudanese oil and blood thirsty killing people of South Sudan, Nuba Mountains and Southern Blue Nile. NCP is a mosquito government it will suck the blood North of Sudanese to dead.

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  • 25 April 2012 10:08, by Makuei
  • 25 April 2012 10:57, by Ayom Dor


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  • 25 April 2012 11:01, by Ngiechjam

    Khartoumer/mosquitoes are deadly guys if I describe it a failed state that ’ll never developed but South Sudan is doing her best despite many challenges

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  • 25 April 2012 11:18, by philipdit wol

    "Oh" yes it’s true ,But please we are not here to abuse each other let Bashir do it and let us take our major to fight against him individually I particularly have joint army yesterday that mean tomorrow I will begin dying for him please this is our nation we will not give it up.

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  • 25 April 2012 13:19, by kingdom

    Bravo Itto!
    these mosquitoes once rains stop they’ll dieeee.., we shall no sooner take all what belongs to us and what is in/on our soil. NCP will suck/drill no blood/oil any more.

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  • 25 April 2012 13:36, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Ya People! We should know that Jallabas are there for occupation and they can do that through the war because they believe South will have an upper hand if allowed to be peaceful and harness her resources for development. That is why they refuse complete implementation of CPA. South must prepare for war in order to exist no one else can do that to us except we ourselves.

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  • 25 April 2012 14:34, by Samzil-Messiah 2

    I Think The Sudanese NCP Leaders And Their Disciples Better Be Called ...MAGGOTS...They Keep Talking SH!T.

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    • 25 April 2012 16:33, by zulu

      Madme Ito,
      Indeed the NCP is a mosquito, skinny legs, buzzing noise but fragile. Its military manuvors and belicose rhetorics ae just style of a dog haunted and has no place but to bite. At home, the opposition, messirya and rebels convirge to defeat it, but of course Iran and Egypt are backing it. That is why it is surviving. But the spla will wipe it out soon. Trust me.

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  • 25 April 2012 15:01, by Peace n Positivity People of Sudan

    Salam, Common people ..We are one we share the same language same history the same land needs and pain. Dont let the ncp and spla destroy us for thier greed. dont follow thier ways. remove the cancer so the body can live. life is short. they are two faces of the same coin.

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    • 25 April 2012 22:00, by Elijah B. Elkan

      Peace n Positivity People of Sudan,

      Sorry dude, I know you mean well. However, you’re extremely naive to make this idiotic comment. Khartoum is in business of killing southerns --- 2.5 million southerns are dead, and one million Darfur citizens have died. What planet have you been dude!. Ignorance is an excuse for stupidity.

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  • 25 April 2012 22:06, by panom lualbil

    Why called KHARTOUM’s NCP insects when they already called us the same? I should rather called them ’DOGS’ begging for foods because they excactly are. They’re selfish and jealous because of ’OILS’ and hate us to live in R.I.P.

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