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May 30, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s defense minister, and chief of staff of the Libyan Air Force last Monday discussed military cooperation between the two countries but few information was available about the meeting.

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The official website of Sudan’s defence ministry reported that minister Abdel Rahim Hussein met with Libyan general Saggar Adam Hamad Jeroshi at his office in Khartoum.

Abdel Rahim expressed hopes that combined efforts of the two countries contribute to ensure security of the border between the two countries, stressing that success of the Libyan Revolution is beneficial to Sudan.

The official sources further said that the minister expressed Sudan’s willingness to provide all the kinds of cooperation to the neighbouring country in the field of military training and formation.

Following the fall of Gaddafi’s regime, the Libyan government hosted on March 2012 a border security conference that brought together ministers and military officials from Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia.

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The meeting agreed to strengthen joint border patrols to clamp down on arms trafficking and transnational crime. It also adopted a plan to hold training courses on border security and advanced technologies to better control it.

They also agreed to draw up a permanent mechanism for regional co-operation in combating organised crime and illegal immigration.

Last March Abdel Rahim Hussein announced that a tripartite force composed of Chad, Libya and Sudan will be formed soon to monitor their common borders.

Sudan and Chad established a joint force in January 2010 to monitor their borders within the framework of a normalisation process after long years of proxy war in Darfur and eastern Chad.

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  • 30 May 2012 14:04, by Ayom Dor

    Instead of Khartoum thinking of millitary cooperations, they should think of economic cooperation with yr neighbours, because yr country is economically collasping and more sufferings for yr people!!

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    • 30 May 2012 14:08, by SEE ME

      Good job ya GOS

      ALL MESEERIA in LIBYA, CHAD, DARFUR, KORDOFAN are very happy to this wise and professional step.

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      • 30 May 2012 14:27, by Ayom Ayom

        Khartoum
        Be careful with such relation, they may turn against you one day. the current regime in Libya were the former rebels against Gadafi regime like SRF, SPLA North, JEM against bashir regime.

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      • 30 May 2012 14:59, by okucu pa lotinokwan

        To SEE ME,wait for reggime change in Khartoum,Libya change their regime by the youth wait a while,for us the south sudan is going to be train by Isreal since we have the ambassador on the ground in S Sudan.

        OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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        • 30 May 2012 15:52, by SEE ME

          I got trained HANDS-ON by some JEWS.

          CHANGE is an endless process and you are free to choose the sort of CHANGE before you will be changed.

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      • 30 May 2012 15:34, by Thorbanat

        Khartoum has a right to choose military cooperation with any country just like South Sudan cooperation with the Jewish Nation (Israel) and the USA. Khartoum supported the Libyan rebellion who overthrow Gadaffi. Arguably, I don’t care about Khartoum military relationship with Tripoli because they are all Islamist regimes.

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    • 30 May 2012 14:25, by Pif Paf

      Y dont u make sure of your own advise because u have 4.7 million hungry and an economy that make Sudan’s economy look like its booming. Military cooperation with libya and chad has closed the door for the darfur rebels. Now our focus on our southern border so SPLA need to be very careful. One wrong move and the whole population cud go hungry.

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      • 30 May 2012 14:34, by SEE ME

        Pif Paf

        TELL him that most AFrican leaders were close friends to KHADAFI including MANDELA

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        • 30 May 2012 15:28, by Ayom Ayom

          See Me
          They friend African leaders to Gadafi allow him to die poor like a thief

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          • 30 May 2012 15:33, by SEE ME

            Ayom Ayom

            GHADAFI was pro-Africans and Anti-ARABS.

            Why AFRICANs didn’t take any positive step to help him while his mother was a JEW?

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            • 30 May 2012 19:56, by Dinkawarrior

              Khartoum Know that President Leech Bashit will die like Libya President Muammar Gadhafi whom was abusing the Libyan people. Hope if Mr. Leech Bashit die he will not be bury on the black soil but in sea like Mr. Criminal Bin Laden!

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      • 31 May 2012 05:50, by zulu

        You little brain Norrth Sudanese, Your 4.7 mil would perished by now since uou started talking about it last March. Why is there no death to reduce this number or even increase it to a higher number?

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  • 30 May 2012 21:53, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

    SPLA is the liberation for African Land,not just South.
    AU,UN,EU are Supporting Arab Northern Settlers. Shaigia are Albenian European brought by Turky during their Colony in Africa. Arab Prussian Invasion of Nuba Kingdom Egypt lead to whole taking North Africa. SPLA have a right to take whole North Africa if they have Power to do. Northern settlers knew where they come.

    Liberators

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    • 31 May 2012 06:33, by SEE ME

      I wonder why SPLA/M did not help KHADAFI?

      KHADAFI was the first supporter of SPLA/M of Dr GARANG.

      Where is the faithfulness of the human beings?? in SOUTH SUDAN?

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  • 31 May 2012 13:37, by Isme

    The so call Islamic countries joint hand to hand fulling with them brain washed fake Muslims to acts or fight on their behave, this fake Arabs of Sudan are tricking blindfold people like they did it to Indonesia, Iran, Malissia and so forth. But damn on guys you will gonna pays for this not so far.

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