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More Chadian rebels return to Ndjamena from Darfur


October 28, 2010 (KHARTOUM) – A new group of Chadian rebels left Darfur region yesterday to Chad in implementation of security arrangements ending proxy war between the two countries.

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A rebel soldier lies dead while Chad soldiers carry out clearing up operations on May 8, 2009 in the area of Am Dam, 130 km south of Abeché (Getty)

The sixth batch composed of 60 rebels flied to Ndjamena from El-Fasher the capital of North Darfur on Wednesday evening. Also, the seventh group, according to the official SUNA should leave on Thursday.

Sudan and Chad agreed last January to end proxy war and to stop their support to the rebel groups. They also decided to form joint units to patrol the border between the two countries to prevent the rebels from both sides to cross the boundary.

Last July during a visit to Ndjamena, President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir pledged to not allow Chadian rebels to operate from inside Sudan. At the time the leaders of the Chadian rebellion were already evacuated to Doha while others escaped to outside the country and their fighters wander in the troubled region of Darfur.

Chadian Opposition sources allege that some of the rebels led by Abdel Wahid Aboud have accepted to work with the Sudanese army and are deployed in Abyei. In addition, it was claimed that others elements who refused to be disarmed have moved to southern Sudan through South Darfur state.

Also sources from the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) said Sudan has moved some Chadian rebel fighters to eastern Sudan. The Darfur rebel sources further said that President Idriss Deby, is infuriated by the move considering it as a flagrant violation of the signed agreement.

The Chadian counsel in El-Fasher, Mohamed Taher Tarjouk expressed his appreciation to the Sudanese efforts to "help those (rebel) factions to return voluntarily to Chad". He further reminded that the policy of president Deby is to "open the door for all citizens within the framework of voluntary repatriation".

Tarjouk further praised relations with the Sudan saying it witnessed good amelioration particularly after Bashir’s visit to Chad.


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  • 29 October 2010 07:14, by DASODIKO

    Whats the point of moving Chadian rebels to Eastern Sudan? Are they paling to overthrow their friend Aforgey of Erirea or they are paling to sent them to Somalia??

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  • 29 October 2010 10:56, by Padiet Deng Alony

    Chadian Opposition sources allege that some of the rebels led by Abdel Wahid Aboud have accepted to work with the Sudanese army and are deployed in Abyei.Deployed in Abyei why Chadian rebel deployed in Southern Sudan Abyei to do what. i know that arab at this time are weaker and they need help from Chad to fight in Abyei area.

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  • 29 October 2010 12:54, by okucu pa lotinokwan

    The chadian president Debi is a mad man really,why he agree to make peace with NCP National Criminal Party who lack Natural Economic resources,this show that President Debi was already defeated.But why some of his rebel join sudan arm forces and deployed to Abyei?,this is another sign that Debi and Omer Beshir agree to waged war against the government of the south,GoSS be aware of this.


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