Home | News    Friday 18 June 2021

Sudan’s tasks Al-Atta with formation of joint security force

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

June 17, 2021(KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Sovereign Council tasked Lt-Gen Yasir Al-Atta with the formation of joint forces to restore order and maintain security in the capital, Khartoum, and various states.

JPEG - 31.7 kb
Lt-Gen Yasir al-Atta deputy (ST photo)

The decision was issued, on Thursday, by Mohamed Hamdan Daglo Hemetti the Vice Chairman of the Sovereignty Council and the Chairman of the National Implementation Follow-up Committee (NIFC), for the Juba Peace Agreement.

According to the decision, the joint forces consist of the armed forces, the Rapid Support Forces, the police forces, the General Intelligence Service, the representative of the Attorney General, and the parties to the peace process.

Al-Atta will work on developing an integrated vision for a plan to resolve security breaches and restore law and order in the capital and the states.

The text further directs the governors of the states to form a joint force in coordination with the competent military and security agencies (the state or regional security committee).

Within the framework of the Juba Peace Agreement, the transitional government agreed with the armed groups to deploy a force of 12,000 soldiers from both sides to protect civilians in the Darfur region following the withdrawal of UNAMID.

After the Geneina tribal violence, it was decided to raise the number of these forces to 20,000 soldiers.

Thursday’s decision extended the idea of joint forces to include the capital, Khartoum, and the rest of the country.

The resolution ordered the "parties to the signatory groups to "control their combatants and determine their cantonment sites."

Also, it provided that the joint force have to carry out its duties, accompanied by the Public Prosecution.

Vehicles bearing the plates of the "Third Front - Tamazuj" are roaming in the capital, Khartoum, and some states.

Recently, a vehicle of the Third Front was involved in a horrible crime in Khartoum.

This group, which emerged after the signing of the Juba Peace Agreement, gather splinter factions of the SPLM-N.

(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.


The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


What Makes an Uprising? 2021-09-03 17:29:45 By: Dr Lam Akol* In an undated article, Hon. Atem Garang de Kuek discussed what was required for an uprising in South Sudan to succeed as did three uprisings in the recent history of Sudan (...)

Is IGAD partly responsible for current confusion in South Sudan? 2021-08-21 09:41:17 By Bol Khan In April 2016, Radio Tamazuj posted and answered questions about the fainting Security arrangements or demilitarization of the capital, Juba as stipulated in 2015's signed ARCSS and (...)

South Sudan People Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) is to create warlords 2021-08-19 11:06:28 By Steve Paterno In South Sudan, where just about everyone has access to guns (tons of them), and almost every ambitious politician is a potential warlord, any slight destabilization of the (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Statemeny bu Hala al-Karib to UN Security Council on women conditions in Sudan 2021-09-15 11:59:16 Statement by Ms Hala Al-Karib to the UN Security Council 14 September 2021 Madam President, Excellencies, My name is Hala Al-Karib and I am the Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative (...)

Joint Communiqué on the visit of H.E. the Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan to Juba 2021-08-23 11:23:26 19 – 21 August 2021 His Excellency Dr Abdallah Hamdok, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Sudan and Chairperson of IGAD, accompanied by Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, Trade, (...)

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 (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2021 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.