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SPLM-N al-Hilu says not concerned by govt-Agar deal

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SPLM-N Al-Umda (R) shakes hands with Hemetti (L) after the signing of the peace framework agreement while Tut Gatluak (C) applauds on 24 January 2020 (SSPPU photo)
January 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu said not concerned by the framework agreement on South Kordofan and the Blue Nile states signed by the government and the SPLM-N led by Malik Agar.

The Sudanese government negotiating delegation on Sunday returned to Khartoum after the suspension of talks until 4th of February for more consultations.

Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in Khartoum, Mohamed Hassan al-Thaishi said that the framework agreement signed with the SPLM-N Agar has laid the political and security foundation for all negotiating tracks in Juba.

Reacting to this statement, Jack Mahmud, spokesman of the SPLM-N al-Hilu negotiating team said they are not concerned about the deal with Agar group.

"Al-Taishi’s statement expresses the vision and point of view of the government delegation, as well as of the signatories to the agreement (...)," said Mahmud.

"The SPLM-N affirms that it is not concerned with the framework agreement signed between the Transitional Government and Aqar/Arman group, even if it is supported by the other tracks," he further stressed.

Talks between the government and the SPLM-N al-Hilu are deadlocked over the secular state as the government says this issue will be discussed at the constitutional conference but al-Hilu group says it has to be settled at the peace negotiating table.

Al-Taishi in his statements pointed to the government efforts to break the deadlock stressing that the SPLM-N al-Hilu refused to make any concession on the secular state.

“Although the government made more than 5 proposals on this point, we failed to reach a consensus on it,” al-Taishi stressed.

Mahmud blamed the government delegation for returning to Khartoum without informing them through the South Sudanese mediation.

Also, he reiterated their " full readiness to continue the peace talks, despite the stalemate on the issues of secularism and the right to self-determination".

Agreement with northern track

On Sunday, the Sudanese government and the "Northern Track" signed a final agreement in the capital, Juba, after discussions on land ownership and development issues, people affected by Merowe Dam in Northern Sudan.

Before to construct the 9km dam, the government displaced some 70,000 people from the area covered by the reservoir lake, mainly the Manasir, Hamadab and Amri tribes.

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  • 27 January 09:33, by Gabriel Ajak

    The SPLM-N al Hilu will still be a more problematic if not included in the peace process that sign by Agar and Aramal.
    You might cheap the head but leaving the small potions of hair will still keep Neil to spoil the up coming hair.

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  • 29 January 13:41, by Fathi

    So, SRF wants the peace deal before appointing governors and parliament. Al Hilu wants a secular state or self determination in the peace deal. The government wants to secularize during constitutional conference so they don’t receive all the blow back from those wanting sharia.

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    • 29 January 13:45, by Fathi

      Why don’t they postpone secularism/self determination issue and address everything else such as security, autonomy, percent of resource $ allocation to the two areas. They can extend the ceasefire until the constitutional conference is over and then reassess the situation.

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      • 29 January 13:48, by Fathi

        As far as I can see, Hemedti & Burhan are controlled by the UAE & Saudi, who are definitely against mixing islam with politics. I’m assuming most of their 33% will support secularism. The FFC will consider peace when selecting their 67% of parliament and appear to be leaning toward secularism. In all likelihood, we will have a secular state.

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