President Omar Bashir yesterday addressed the Eastern African Standby forces policy organs meetings held in Khartoum.
The president has stressed in his statement that the position adopted by the Troika group towards the elections in the Sudan and in which forty four political parties took part, will not affect the democratic or the National dialogue process in the country.
The president told he Eastern African Standby forces' policy organs meetings on Friday that Sudan stand ready with its resources and expertise and its defense industry's infrastructure , in the service of the African continent so that the continent be free of any conflicts or wars.
The President has called on the African government to unite their political will to form the basis for peace and security and for serious work to probe the root causes of the conflicts in the continent, considering their regional and international dimension and to put in place solution through the existing mechanisms.
He said it was imperative to review the causes behind the internal conflicts in the continent and which are emanating from tribalism and the fierce competition on scare resources.
The president pointed to the role played by the Sudan in the continent and to the successful experiences in forming border protection and border supervision forces, a matter that reflected positively on stability of the border areas and on putting an end to the cross border crimes, arms trade, human trafficking and drugs as well as other crimes that thrive in the absence of monitors on the borders.
The president has drawn the attention of the conferees to take into consideration the foreign agendas of some forces that spur sedition and want conflicts in the continent to continue, with the aim of denying the continent from forming a united front and an effective alliance that would defend the African right in science, knowledge and technology.
The president pointed out to the suffering inflected on the Sudan by the unjust economic siege and which continued for now twenty-five years but stressed that the Sudan has not succumb and on the contrary managed to achieve a number of objectives, and goals, notwithstanding the plots of the enemies of the country.