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Respect UNSC resolution, Ki-Moon tells the two Sudans

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By Julius N. Uma

May 10, 2012 (JUBA) - The United Nations Secretary General has reiterated calls for both Sudan and South Sudan to disengage, resume post-independence negotiations and immediately establish the Joint Border Verification Monitoring Mechanism as per the 2 May UN Security Council resolution.

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Ban Ki-moon (UN)

Addressing the UN General Assembly on the on-going tension between Sudan and South Sudan on Wednesday, Ban Ki Moon, acknowledged South Sudan’s withdrawal of its forces from the disputed oil-rich Heglig region, but expressed concerns over accusation of aggression stemming from both nations.

South Sudan army’s temporary occupation of Heglig attracted widespread criticism, with the UN chief describing it as “illegal” and calling for their immediate withdrawal.

“Addressing internal dynamics within both nations is also critical to consolidating peace between them,” Ki Moon said in a statement.

The Government of Sudan, he emphasised, must address legitimate political and economic aspirations of its people in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, where humanitarian access should be immediately granted and a cessation of hostilities negotiated.

The leadership of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday announced it was strongly opposed to the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution regarding negotiations with the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N).

Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has been battling SPLM-N in the border states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan since last year, with each side blaming the other for initiating the fighting.

A framework agreement brokered in June 2011, prior to the outbreak of the conflict in Blue Nile state three months later, by the head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan (AUHIP) has not yielded any positive outcomes.

Meanwhile, the UN Secretary General also urged South Sudan government to address grievances behind inter-communal violence and “gain the full trust of its population.”

"It is imperative that both sides stop any and all warfare by proxy, before it becomes too late," Ki Moon said, further pledging the UN’s firm commitment to assist both nations in improving relations capable of consolidating durable peace.

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  • 11 May 2012 07:50, by George Bol

    What I don,t understand from UN and international community is their silence when our civilians are being bomb every-time.
    I want kiir Mayardit to come out and declare war against the North whether the UN or so called security council can not come out.I don;t sleep on the North aggression completely.
    Let declar it and say enough is enough because we have nothing to lose because we have seen these

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    • 11 May 2012 13:34, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      Why Ban Ki Moon is fearing to tell Omer Bashir or Khartoum Govt that you are wrong than beating around the bush.
      Ban Ki Moon should come physically to witness by himself what Khartoum are doing on the new Nation,by bombarding it with his old model aircraft.

      OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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      • 11 May 2012 17:18, by Tiger

        Folks!
        Ban Ki Moon is friended with Khartoum Goverment,you saw the way he urged South Sudan to pullout it’s forces from Heglig while he doesn’t even know where Heglig lay at.UNSC has also warned the two Sudans to cease fighting with sanction threat,now do UNSC condemn Khartoum Goverment for violating UNSC by bombarding South Sudan civilians within their own territories?of course not.FUCK Moon.

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  • 11 May 2012 07:51, by omoni jr.

    Ki-Moon.
    you are still at the moon,please come down to the earth and see by your naked eyes what is going on in south sudan.
    Just get the phone and call Al Bashir and tell him why he keep bombing our country and its people,instead of you beating the bush,so why did you keep calling our president when our army occupied panthou for self defence??

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  • 11 May 2012 07:53, by viper

    Ki moon should not act like a fool. Why is he still asking the two countries while S. Sudan has already withdrawn from all the disputed areas like panthou, Abyei,and the rest of the areas? Why not ask those crimnals of khartoum? Is this man not a deaf? Does he understands what he uses to say?

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  • 11 May 2012 07:56, by Diu J.Kuek

    Secretary General Ban Ki Moon should not make his nonsense comments with his weak voice Sudan Govt run by Al Gaeda members how terrorists how can they respect UNSC resolution did Osmam Bin Laden respected UN resolution?
    UN should no different bewteen them all are sons of terrorists.

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    • 11 May 2012 08:08, by Xeno

      No respect for this mooooon thing! or maybe those idiots in south sudan ministry of foriegn affairs are not doing their job.

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      • 11 May 2012 08:16, by zulu

        You hypocrytical Moon. South Sudan has been aggressed, and you turn a deaf ear. When South Sudan retaliates, you buzz like a bee, and mosquitos buzz in unison. What kind of world do we live in, Moon? We are not going to liseten to you again. To hell, with you and we will be like Israel to fend ourselves just as we had for the past 40 yrs.

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      • 11 May 2012 08:34, by Diu J.Kuek

        Xeno

        Anyway you may be right there is so poor diplomacy from our Government now we can see the Sudan foreign Minister Ali Karti is working hard from day and night to convine the International community base on politics being design by his Governt while we hear nothing from Nhial Deng Nhial we don,t know the weakness is from him or from the President this is a big question.

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        • 11 May 2012 11:14, by pabaak

          Diu Kuek and Xeno, Yeah I see your concern, I don’t know what is so special here with minister of foreign Affairs, he has not shown the quality work when he was in defense even the soldiers expressed when the new minister was appointed,in Malakal, one soldier was quoted as saying "this is first time to see minister of defense visiting us",if he is not delivering the much needed polices on behave

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          • 11 May 2012 11:18, by pabaak

            of nation and the people then why keeping him, led him get out of the way for another qualified person to deliver our much needed diplomatic mission as current situation required it.

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    • 11 May 2012 08:20, by Diu J.Kuek

      This belind Asian born said that South Sudan Government to address grievance behind inter-communal violance and gain in full trust its population, if you take analysis in the content of his statement this belind man is acting as an enemy of South Sudan so was failed to address the borders issues is coming to our internal affairs which is the minor things who told him to come and advice us BEHIND.

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  • 11 May 2012 08:18, by Lang

    Moon-ki is an idiot if he truly believes south sudan can control rebels in the north.
    Even if it is true South Sudan is aiding rebels, if aid stops they can receive help from many countries.
    Over the years rebels in Sudan have been supported by Uganda, Kenya, Israel, Chad, etc.
    Even people in opposition may support rebels. They cannot blame the south for everything.

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  • 11 May 2012 08:29, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

    USA, FRANCE and UK must be stopped by the IC & UN not to abuse the role of law in the name of their selective Human Rights. Human Rights for USA, FRANCE and UK are to foster their status as masters while Africans must be their slaves. They choose the satanic “Master-Slave system” to control the world and its resources.

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    • 11 May 2012 12:06, by American Missile.

      if there should have been no USA,FRANCE,UK in the Worlds, Arabs must have kill all people and remain master.So, do not complain of theirs while Khartuom is a bloodshed country where the Muslims pray for killing people of God.

      don’t talk of others while you are part of the world’s problem.

      Arabs are useless than useless.

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      • 11 May 2012 21:26, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

        USA has committed many crimes related to genocides, torture and violation of human rights in Vietnam, Korea, Grenada, Somalia, Afangistan, Iraq etc. are true examples of locations where the superpower USA has committed unlimited war crimes against humankind. Moreover USA has destroyed and polluted the environments in all countries of the earth.

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      • 11 May 2012 21:29, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

        American Missile
        Today, USA with big mouth wants to condemn other third world nations while it reserves special rights to be over the rule of law.

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  • 11 May 2012 08:31, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

    USA, FRANCE and UK are planning to brush the feelings of the peoples of SUDAN and Darfur under the carpet. Their ignorance and arrogance will not let them understand the cultural, social, ethnic and linguistic diversity of Darfur and Sudan.

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  • 11 May 2012 08:51, by Deng Thiak Adut

    Ki-Moon, what a character of a person. How did you become so call Secretary General of UN? Bashire hasn’t stop bombing RSS or killing Fur & Nubian and these are not a fancy allegation. These are facts that Khartoum has continued to bombed RSS and you dare talking about inter-communal violent, shame on you. At least have little respect for humanity sake.

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  • 11 May 2012 10:52, by pabaak

    Ban Ki moon still don’t know who is violating UNSC rules, still urge two countries to respect UN rules while he read and watch over and over CNN, BBC, Al-Jazera Bashier by himself even contrary to his foreign Minister denouncing UNSC road map, this is should be the weakest UN secretary general had ever occupy this office

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  • 11 May 2012 12:44, by Jonglei Shepherds

    Come on Mr. Ki Moon, why are you still urging the two Sudans (Sudan & South Sudan) to earn hostilities. What is the meaning of Panthou withdrawal?, What is the meaning of South Police Withdrawal from Abyei?. Wha is the meaning of SAP Continued aerial incursions in to South Sudan territories?

    Why don’t you frankly confront Albashit and tell him to end Aerial bombardment in South Sudan

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  • 11 May 2012 12:50, by Jonglei Shepherds

    Any way Albashir is telling you to go to hell and that you can not impose your idea on him.

    Haaaaaaaaa!!!!! even the one-sided AU is being told to fuckoff as well.

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  • 11 May 2012 12:56, by Dmangau

    I don’t blame Ben Ki Moon for having taken side, his position has been clear. We have to let ki moon know that the republic of soutn Sudan is not small part Sudan if he doesn’t know it. We respected people the way they talk and present themselve and we dishonest you as per your behavior. Ki! we dishonested you and will never respect you. Even the child born today will know that you have side in no

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  • 11 May 2012 17:35, by Beneben Bai

    south sudanese brothers, I think Ki Moon is just reading out reports being prepared to him by some anti S. Sudanese elements within UN system. Same thing was the case when he just stand up and condamn S. Sudan over Panthou issue. we need to find out who are those. Ban, if this is not true, then either you hate S. Sudan or you are totally ignorant of history and what is happening on ground.

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  • 11 May 2012 19:26, by Elijah B. Elkan

    Mr. Moon,

    Its so painful to read Mr. Moon statement. North Sudan is the aggressor in every level. United Nations is being runs by cowards/incompetence. Mr. Moon is a weak leader, and the middle east thugs are running the United Nations. Mr. Moon sounds so pathetic. Does United Nation know Khartoum is in business of killing people. Africans leader are bought by the Arabs, accept south Sudan.

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    • 12 May 2012 10:09, by morogot batal

      why do you always warning equaly if khartoum violated but if itis in the side of south sudan,you will condemn seriously?
      - khartoum killed more than 2.5million southerners
      - khartoum invade abyei and other southern teritories
      - khartoum was bombing south citizens and up to now after UNSC resolution
      - khartoum killed darfur africans
      - khartoum killed and now killing nuba and blue nile africans

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      • 12 May 2012 10:22, by morogot batal

        TO BAN KI MOON

        why don’t you warn seriously iran china and russia with their warfare of proxy toward south sudan?(biological weapons,mass destructive weapons,ammunitions,mig 23-29,long range misiles.etc.)
        - we are understandable people and created also by GOD with full capability of defending our selves.our grand fathers started this liberation with errows and bows.we don’t mind of any things..

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