The Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, has called on the Security Council and the regional organizations to address the root causes of the crisis between Sudan and the State of South Sudan.
During his meeting yesterday with the Representative of the UN Secretary General for Sudan, Haile Mekerios, the Foreign Minister said that the security issues are give top priority in the current stage, referring in this regard to the recent UN Security Council's resolution
He said that solution of the security issues will pave the way for solution of other files
Karti said that South Sudan State's non-commitment to the Interim Security Arrangements Agreement on Abyei which was signed in June 2011 has led to the current situation in Abyei, adding that withdrawal of the Sudanese forces with establishment of administrative structures at Abyei area will cause a vacuum.
The Foreign Minister pointed out that the claims being circulated by South Sudan State on affiliation of some areas to it reflect its intention to continue aggressions on Sudan, adding that these aggressions are continuing daily
Meanwhile, Mekerios said that he will submit his regular report on the situation between Sudan and South Sudan to the Security Council in mid current May
Menkerios said that he would meet with a number of officials to carry out consultations on the basic issues that will be included in the report.