Home | News    Thursday 24 October 2019

Sudan, SRF form panels to follow-up and prepare upcoming round of peace talks

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

October 23, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The transitional government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) have agreed to form three joint committees to follow up the implementation of the confidence-building measures and prepare for the upcoming round of talks scheduled for 21 November.

Osama Said, SRF Spokesman

SRF spokesman Osama Said told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday that parties formed three committees to deal with the release of prisoners of war (POWs), humanitarian access and preparations of the negotiations.

"The POWs committee will include nine members of each side and based in Khartoum to ensure the release of the remaining POWs and missing people," Osama said.

He pointed out that the government during the past days released 22 members of the Sudan Liberation Movement - Transitional Council along with 19 cadres of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North led by Malik Agar.

"The committee will follow up this file until the release of all prisoners."

In a press release he issued Wednesday, the SRF spokesman said they felt the seriousness and political will of the transitional government to achieve a just and comprehensive peace in a short time.

"The first round of negotiations with the government of Sudan in Juba was characterized by a spirit of partnership and was closer to dialogue than to traditional negotiations," he said.

With regard to the second committee, Osama said it is related to the opening the humanitarian corridors to transport the relief and the cessation of hostilities. This committee is also based in Khartoum.

The government and the SRF signed a declaration of principles providing that the humanitarian aid can be directly delivered to the civilians in the conflict areas from inside or outside the country.

The two parties also agreed to allow all international organizations to resume their activities in the rebel-controlled areas.

"The third committee will be responsible for the permanent coordination of the negotiations and will include senior negotiators in the different tracks and representatives of some SRF groups," he said.

This ’very important’ committee will follow up the arrangements for the negotiations and exchange information before, during and after the negotiations, he said.

Also, it will coordinate the various negotiating tracks.

(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


A Psychological look into Egypt’s stance on GERD 2020-07-10 15:04:31 By AT Abera AT Abera, a student of Political Science and International relations, political sociology, hydro politics and political psychology argues that the main hindrance to a balanced (...)

South Sudan is still crying 9 year after independence 2020-07-09 11:49:31 By Nhial Gatkuoth Chung South Sudanese in 2011 overwhelmingly voted to have their independent state called the Republic of South Sudan, there were huge hopes that independence would bring peace (...)

Nertiti sit-in clearly indicates the continued presence of former regime in Darfur 2020-07-09 10:18:22 The sit-in at Nertiti locality in Central Darfur State is based on citizenship rights to live in Freedom, peace and justice the slogans of the glorious December Revolution By Mahmoud A. (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


S. Korea supports UN communities building resilience project in Sudan’s Blue Nile 2019-09-09 09:26:41 UNDP Sudan September 5, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - An agreement was signed on 5th of September between the Korean Ambassador, His Excellency. Lee Ki-Seong and Dr. Selva Ramachandran, Resident (...)

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 (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2020 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.