The Minister of Defence Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, has affirmed the control of the Armed Forces on the situation in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan States. He said, in his response to an urgent query presented by the Chairman of the Committee of Peace, Reconciliation and National Unity of the Council of the States on the security condition at the borders between Sudan and South Sudan that the new status of the two states imposed on the Armed Forces to re-arrange its deployment to protect border with South Sudan at length of 2,250 kilometers. Gen. Hussein pointed out that the Armed Forces was able to recapture every inch from the enemy and to deter any one who dares to storm the border of Sudan.
He said that the People's Movement of South Sudan has played a key role in establishingf the so-called Revolutionary Front entity, which aims to overthrow the regime in Sudan and to bring a secular system.
Meanwhile, the Chairperson of the Council of States, Gen. Adam Hamid Musa, has lauded the role of the Armed Forces and its great responsibility for protecting the homeland, calling for the continuity of the Mobilization and Alert Campaign to consolidate the internal front, besides the continuity of efforts for realization of peace in Darfur through contact with the armed movements that did not sign peace agreements. He referred to the importance of official, diplomatic and parliamentary work to denude dimension of the plots of South Sudan and the enemies in supporting it.