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on 2013/1/26 10:21:49

Open in new windowThe Chairwoman of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has referred to a breakthrough that was achieved in the relations between Sudan and South Sudan thanks to the close follow up of the Presidents of the two countries to implementation of the agreements that they have signed. This came in her address to the opening sitting of the African Peace and Security Council at the level of presidents and heads of states in Addis Ababa which was assigned to discussing the situation between Sudan and South Sudan. Dr. Zuma said that the situation between Sudan and South Sudan poses a big challenge to the African continent. She underscored the importance of solution of the African disputes within the African framework. She said that the situation was still complicated in South Kordofan and the Blue Nile States, stating that the African Mediation aims to apply the road-map which was approved by the African Peace and Security Council last April which was based on dialogue on the pending issues. Zuma has urged the two countries to exert more efforts to reach agreements for solving the outstanding issues, appreciating the efforts done by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan.

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on 2013/1/26 10:08:01

Open in new windowThe President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Albashir has reviewed Friday in his speech before the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council(AUPSC), which held at the level of the leaders of the 15 of the AUPSC member states the situation in Sudan and the progress that has been made in the implementation of the agreements signed by Sudan and South Sudan. President Albashir has appreciated efforts made by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel led by Thabo Mbeki, on the progress that has been made to resolve the pending issues between Sudan and South Sudan.

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on 2013/1/26 10:03:22

Open in new windowA summit between President of the Republic Field Marshal Omar Albashir and the President of the South Sudan Salva Kiir was held Friday in Addis Ababa attended by the chairperson of the African Union, Thomas Yayi Boni and chairman of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) Thabo Mbeki. The summit of the two Presidents has discussed pending issues such as the formation of the Legislative Council of Abyei Administration Area, Mile 14, the formation of the mechanisms to stop shelter and support to the rebellion and the SPLM's Northern Sector.
President Albashir is in Ethiopia to attend the 20th ordinary session of the African Union summit that will be held on January 27 to 28. He is accompanied by the Minister of the Presidency of the Republic Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Minister of Defense Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, and Director of Security and Intelligence Service Gen. Mohamed Atta.

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on 2013/1/26 9:59:48

Open in new windowAn agenda for negotiations between Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement of Darfur was signed recently in Doha, Qatar by the Head of the Darfur Follow-up Office Amin Hassan Omer, and the Vice President of the Justice and Equality Movement Arko Sulaiman Dahiya for reaching a comprehensive settlement of the Conflict in Darfur on the Basis of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).
A copy of the statement was issued by the AU-UN Mediation team which stated that the agenda for negotiations was signed by the two parties in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs H.E. Mr. Ahmed Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud and Acting AU/UN Joint Chief Mediator for Darfur H.E. Aïchatou S. Mindaoudou. The signing of the agenda paves the way for the immediate commencement of the negotiation based on the agreement between the two Parties as reflected in the Declaration affirming their commitment to the Peace Process and to immediate cessation of hostilities signed on 22 October 2012, with a view to achieving a comprehensive peace agreement putting an end to the conflict in Darfur, according to the statement.

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on 2013/1/24 15:41:59

Open in new windowPresident of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, is due to leave Friday to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to participate at the 20th Summit of the African Union
Before the summit meetings, President Al-Bashir will hold a summit meeting with the President of South Sudan State, Salva Kiir, under auspices of the African Union Chairman, to discuss the pending issues
SUNA learned that President Al-Bashir will give Sudan address before the summit of the African Peace and Security Council which will begin on Friday and will also take part at the IGAD summit, the Summit of the NEPAD and the African Union Summit that will begin on Sunday
President Al-Bashir will be accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes the Minister of the Presidency of the Republic, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, the Minister of Defense, Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, and the Director of Security and Intelligence, Gen. Mohamed Atta

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