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Hemedti: Peace Will Certainly Be Achieved in Sudan

Hemedti: Peace Will Certainly Be Achieved in Sudan

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019 - 08:30
Vice-Chairman of the Sovereign Council, Gen. Mohamed ‘Hemedti’ Hamdan Dagalo (File photo: Reuters)

Peace will inevitably be achieved in Sudan through the agreement expected to be signed with the armed movements in the ongoing negotiations in southern Sudan, stressed Vice-Chairman of the Sovereign Council, Gen. Mohamed ‘Hemedti’ Hamdan Dagalo.

Hemedti, who is also the head of the government delegation to the negotiation, invited France-based head of Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM), Abdul Wahid al-Nur, to join the peace negotiations in which all Sudanese parties participate.

He pointed out that his meeting with Abdelaziz al-Hilu, head of Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), broke the barrier of isolation, describing Hilu as a virtuous man.

During an interview with Ashorooq Network, Vice-Chairman indicated that peace is “inevitably coming”, stressing the need for all to unite to achieve the desired stability and peace.

Hemedti discussed a solution for the issue in eastern Sudan, peace with armed movements, and other issues in the region, according to the Network.

Meanwhile, the South Sudan Mediation Committee for Sudanese Peace Talks announced the suspension of negotiations on the eastern Sudan track for three weeks. The government delegation presented the framework agreement on the eastern track for consultation.

In his turn, member of South Sudan's mediation team Dio Matok said that after consulting with the government and the Revolutionary Front, they decided to adjourn the meeting to enable representatives to participate in the East Sudan conference.

For his part, Beja Congress Sec-Gen Osama Said said in a press statement that the framework agreement for negotiations on the eastern track includes economic, political, and, security issues.

The mediation announced major progress made in the current round of negotiations between the government and SPLM-N which adheres to its demands of a secular state and the right to self-determination.

Last week, the government delegation received from the armed movements the framework agreement to negotiate Darfur issues, which contains the general framework of the main issues to be negotiated during the current round.

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