A new round of negotiations of the southern Sudan teams in Khartoum next Monday

A new round of negotiations of the southern Sudan teams in Khartoum next Monday

Khartoum, August 9, 2018 – The head of the negotiating delegation Hussein Abdul Bagi said the third round of negotiations would begin on Monday in Khartoum, while the IGAD mediation led by Khartoum announced that the Sudanese and Ugandan government would train joint forces composed of factions of the southern Sudan conflict to form the nucleus of the SPLA.

The IGAD envoy will meet with the parties to the conflict on Friday in order to enlighten the parties to the conflict with the outcome of the IGAD ministers’ meeting, and to present the details of the third round of talks between the southern teams, Abdul Baqi said in a statement that the meetings of the IGAD Council will begin today in Khartoum to adopt the signing decisions. , And revealed that the mediation informed the parties that the signing of the conclusion of the outputs of the third round will be on August 19 to prepare for the final recommendations of the Convention.

He said that the coalition led by Qabriel Janksonk managed to close the page of disagreement within the group of the National Salvation Front led by Thomas Cirillo, adding that the leaders of the group will mediate between the parties within the front for the settlement of the conflict and return the separated from the front, and noted that Cirillo will arrive in Khartoum on August 16 of In order to attend the final signing ceremony, Hussein confirmed the continuation of negotiations with the United Sudan Movement for Southern Sudan led by Peter Gedit in order to unseat its membership in the coalition. He said: We will forget all the differences in the coalition in the next few days.

For his part, Foreign Minister Dr. Dardairi Mohamed Ahmed that Khartoum and Uganda will assume the training of fighters from factions of the conflict in southern Sudan, after the signing of the peace agreement last Sunday; to be the nucleus of the nucleus of the army of the country.

Al-Dardari said that the training of these forces will be for eight months, followed by a three-year transitional period, which will be deployed in the capital Juba, and large cities.

Al-Dardairi described the training and formation of the force as “the true guarantor of the success of the peace process, where representatives of all tribal components will be observed and not aligned with any party or faction.”

Dardiri said that the sponsor of the peace negotiations in southern Sudan set a time limit for the parties to the conflict, by August 20 to discuss in Khartoum the revision of the peace agreement 2015, and add what was agreed in Khartoum.


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