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SPLM ministers “crippled” Sudan foreign policy

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June 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – North Sudan foreign minister Ali Karti on Monday said that the fact that his position was previously held by ministers from South Sudan has undermined coherence of the country’s foreign policy.

Deng Alor, former SPLM-appointed foreign minister of Sudan

Since the 2005 signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between north and south Sudan, the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) of the north and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) of South Sudan shared portfolios in the federal government while the SPLM unilaterally ruled the then semi-autonomous government of South Sudan.

Under the CPA, the SPLM received portfolios in the federal government, including the ministry of foreign affairs which was first occupied by the now southern opposition leader Lam Akol and later by Deng Alor.

While presenting a routine report on his ministry’s performance to the Sudanese parliament, Karti said that the presence of the SPLM in the foreign policy dockets had “crippled” Sudan sovereignty due to “the fact that its members are connected with quarters hostile to Sudan.”

Karti told parliamentarians that some of the SPLM-appointed foreign ministers, in a tacit reference to Deng Alor, had sought to keep Sudan under international isolation and U.S. economic sanctions.

He also said SPLM ministers had sought to derail the CPA implementation by stirring up troubles with the NCP.

The SPLM-ruled South Sudan is due to declare full independence on 9 July after it voted in a referendum held in January to secede from the North.

(ST)

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  • 21 June 2011 11:49, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Please do not heap your blame elsewhere. In this error of technological development nothing can be kept under the carpet. You killed, maimed, massmurdered and continue to murder the indigenous citizens of the land and you expect to receive gold in return from the peace loving, free world community! Neither Deng Alor nor Lam Akol could change what had already occured and seen by world community. The things that can clear you of your mess is to fully implement CPA in letter and spirit and fully stop your aggression on the Nuba people and Darfur.

    • 22 June 2011 02:15, by Nyachebe

      Ali;

      You better blame yourself for that greedy you have been acquiring through years. CPA stipulates that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs goes to the NCP and energy be given to the Government of South Sudan during the interim period, but you solidly rejected the deal and almost derailed us back to war in 2005. So, as the saying goes: “What goes around comes around”, today you seemed to have come to your good sense of realization that the oil money you thought would do you good, is not helping at all, while your bad reputation has been made known to the world by the people of South Sudan.

      Well, have funs and repair it while the newly born nation is clean, and clear from any wrong doing.

      Coming independent day, should President Salva Kiir comply with Dr. Riek’s constitutional amendment, and so curse John Luke and Telar Deng for their deceitful, therefore, Kiir is going to live and rule for 50 more years.

      South Sudan Oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  • 21 June 2011 12:00, by WendeMajok

    Blame it on you Karti, it’s not wise to messed up in your job and geeky blames. you can’t manage as you lack public relations.

  • 21 June 2011 12:55, by Nhomlawda

    Arabs always looked for opportunity to blame others for their own failures. NIF/NCP had held that position for long and built their foreign policy for those many years. Does Karti think SPLM minster can change a built foreign policy just overnight? I think Karti need to provide better justification for poor performance in his minister other than using their old tactics of blaming Israel for their failures.

  • 21 June 2011 13:25, by Gabriel Machar

    Haaaaaa shot-up Alli Kurti the foreign minister of (National criminal party). Mr Deng Alor,the minister of reginol corperation in GOSS, soon to be the foreign minister of Repubic of south Sudan is the best ever foreign minister that sudan has since its independency,he shows to the world his strengs and ability as a leading figure in sudanese foreign policies.during his ministerial he act as a true sudanese leader and express true opinion of the people of the Republic of sudan to international community.Get to know this alli Kurti, the indegenous of this land are awaken, you and your party stolen our identity, wealth,and our values. to the hell!! enough is enough that is the end of your journey. also let me tell you this, your personal charecter does not fullfil the creterion of foreign minister, soon you will get back to your real job (Mosque cleaner).

  • 21 June 2011 14:18, by Wanibuluk Ciciliba

    When Lion misses meat, it chews grasss, if the task in the ministry is bigger than what this fool Kurti can undertake then as Thabo Mbeki, he should quit the ministry and stop blaming peoople who have gone.
    Infact this is not time to blame but to show your government that you can yield to the expectation but blaming others makes your creadibility be challengable.
    If you are drung then go to rest 7ft.in hell.

  • 21 June 2011 15:19, by Runrach

    Puting ink on the paper doesn’t means abye’s problem is solved let world leaders think twice on this matter.

    Runrach.

    • 22 June 2011 08:47, by Joseph Canada

      Mr. Karti,
      Blame game is over. H.E. Mr. Alor Did what he did in behave of his New nation. Simply your weakness to Govern is Alor’s Progress!! Bye Bye!! Please Prepare to Drink my Shit when i Open my Sewage into the Nile water!!!. Black and Green shit!!



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