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Sudan and S. Sudan agree to form committee on rebel issues


March 19, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Sudan and South Sudan agreed to form a new mechanism to deal with accusations of supporting or harbouring of rebel groups in the two countries.

Sudan’s Idris Mohamed Abdel Gader (L), African Union-led panel head Thabo Mbeki (C) and South Sudan’s Pagan Amum (R) holding the signed implementation matrix on the cooperation agreements, on 12 March 2013 (AUHIP photo)

The African Union High Level Implementation (AUHIP) convened a two day meeting on 18-19 March for the Joint Political and Security Mechanism (JPSM) to discuss the effective withdrawal of troops as it was agreed earlier this month, but also tackle additional committees to implement other security measures they agreed last year.

The party agreed to form "a joint committee to be mandated to deal with any concern and complaints may constitute a violation to the MOU on Non Aggression and Cooperation of 14th February 2012, as well as the Mutual Cooperation Agreement of 27th September 2012," says a text signed by two parties at the end of the meeting.

The text, which is released by the mediation, emphasised that these concerns and complaints include "harbouring and supporting" of "rebel Movements and negative Forces" by both countries.

Sudan and South Sudan traded accusations of supporting and harbouring rebel groups from both sides. The mistrust between the two sides prevented the implementation of any deal they reached in the past particularly the Cooperation Agreement of 27 September 2012.

The 19 March decision on rebels issues allows the two sides to seriously handle the mutual accusations support to rebel groups and pave the way to solve the ongoing conflict in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

Khartoum and Juba will prepare proposals on the formation of this committee and its term of references and discuss it in an extraordinary JPSM meeting.

The African mediation will determine the date of this special meeting.

"Up to that time the Military Intelligence Chiefs on both States should be tasked to conduct regular meeting joint Meetings for the resolution of Complaints and Concerns if any", the text concludes.

Sudanese government delegation, from Addis Ababa, released a statement providing that the sealing of this agreement "opens the door for unlimited cooperation between the two countries in all fields".

While the defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein said that this deal moved the relations between the two countries to a new stage, "a stage of cooperation and collaboration" he added.

He underlined that this new agreement deals with the situation beyond the buffer zone and aims to restore between the two countries and remove factors of suspicion and mistrust.


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  • 20 March 2013 10:23, by Jewish Ally

    paper work always sound optimistic and familiar at the conference but when it come to implementation there appear to be many hinderance.
    how sure will this deal materialise to both citizen of both Sudan?

    • 20 March 2013 12:56, by Paul Chadrack

      It’s seem with all conditions being given by khartoum, the flowing of oil is going to be a daytime dream. so to kiir’s supporters your joyfulness that oil will flow through sudan soon will turn to a great sadness.

      • 20 March 2013 19:41, by Force 1

        These guys will run-out of papers used to sign agreements very soon! Do they ever go back and count how many agreements they signed and all have been flashed into toilets?

    • 20 March 2013 15:35, by Bolman

      I will believe this agreement after three complet South Sudan can’t handled Blue Nile and South kordofan Rebels because they still carrying adirty game sharing ally against Bashire’s regime in Khartuom to be topple this the failure Garang Vission

      • 20 March 2013 19:40, by BARRACK OBAMA

        what is that Agreements for? And H.E president will not be for elections in 2015 whereas those Rebels will take over.

  • 20 March 2013 11:40, by malang

    that is not right agreement, both two sudans could not manage to take over all the rebels the two countries, atleast to follow their last agreement for opening the oil flowing from north sudan, but to disarmed the rebels, that is another condition, NCP will not believe the right of south sudan, if south believe this condition they will creat another condition, in order confused the southern,

    • 20 March 2013 13:01, by Oppressor

      Disarm the 9th & 10th group of the SPLAM/N garbage then Oil will flow throgh our land other wise u die with Hanger. mant times i said u will pay to get anything from ur Masters Sudanese ya Malang .. so get ready for more confusion coz ur uneducated Fake Salva & Bagan serving thier Masters to loot money hahahah... hahaha .. hahaha ... poor sick ppl.. they can’t even run thier own house now the are

      • 20 March 2013 13:12, by Nibs

        Go back to school right away! You must be school drop out because your English is pathetic. Not funny when you talk of an uneducated, when you’re precisely that.

      • 20 March 2013 16:41, by zulu

        Brutal Oppressor
        Go to hell. These talks will go no where and it was your governent that sought the renewal of oil flow. South Sudan rejects with absolute terms the disarmament issue and vows to do nothing about it. You said you are powerful and have a force, deal with your problems as we are dealing with Yau Yau. Negotiate with Darfur, BN and NMnts. You cannot crush rights of people as your name

        • 20 March 2013 16:53, by zulu

          The statement says the SPLM-N claimed that it was in control of 40 percent of the joint border and it would be a party to the implementation of the Security Cooperation Arrangements Matrix between the Sudan and South Sudan.
          Khartoum accused the SPLM-N of being against peace, security and stability between the Republic of the Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan.

          • 20 March 2013 17:10, by Mohammed Ali 2

            Zulu,it is obvious that there was tremendous pressure on Kiir from his friends to agree on the security issues, because SS cannot survive with 98% of it’s revenues.Whatever false pride you take facts remain facts.Even within SS pple are fed up and as I mentioned several times Isias Ibraham speaking in the name of the pple, had to give his life to tell to the SPLA thieves the truth!

            • 20 March 2013 17:17, by Mohammed Ali 2

              con:Rebels can never defeat the SAF, something the SPLA couldn’t do in more than 20 years; but they could remain as a continues headache.The equation is very simple and very obvious , if you support our rebels we will do the same plus we can stop your oil.We need not do either.We donnot we want to loose money in a useless war and we need the money arising from the oil transit...con

              • 20 March 2013 17:28, by Mohammed Ali 2

                Con:This is the intelligent solution of the equation.It is easy,simple,cheap & very rewarding!Stopping oil does hurt us, but it is killing you.Your death is not a prize to us, we benifit nothing out of it!Let us hope that your oil reaches the markets before the rainy season,otherwise an awful human catastropy will take place in SS.This picture is clear to your donors who are in trouble themselves!

                • 20 March 2013 17:35, by Mohammed Ali 2

                  con:The alternative to this is war, which you can’t fight save for wining it.First of all you donnot have an army yet, second you donnot have the finance for a war, if you are counting upon the support simillar to what you used to get in the past , then you are wrong!That was for volunteers who live in the push to hit & run.Now, it is hit & stay.Plus you have to run the country,....con

                  • 20 March 2013 17:46, by Mohammed Ali 2

                    con:which you are struggling to do now without war.It doesn’t need a big brain to say that peace is good & vital for you.Nobody wants war, even the US looks for peace.It is easy for you, enjoying your beer in Australia & talk about war.We, are here know very how bad the pple in SS are suffering.There are still many SS in Khartoum, now they talk loudly about what is happening.The euphoria had gone!

                    • 20 March 2013 19:39, by Nuer Empire

                      Mohamed Ali -2:You(Sudan) 100% invests in wars against any one including South Sudan,your all times enemies!We don’t want your target(war),that is why withdrawing and withdrawing every times.We defeated in Helig last year and remain as our top-flight which shouldn’t be disputed.All these times we have been looking for an alternative,your economic ruins to control the game......Conti

                      • 20 March 2013 19:46, by Nuer Empire

                        It is hard at the last minute to attract this fake deal when people are usually slaughtered by Bashir inside our territory!If we maintain our economic status,Sudan will reach upto the bottom end of the table.Sudan remains in periluos economic position ranked 171/187 under developed countries of the world leaving them to the hoops rooted to the bottom of the table a dramatic defeat by SS.
                        Nuer Em

              • 20 March 2013 19:57, by Force 1

                Ali, you don’t say “Rebels will never defeat SAF” and at the same time begging other to stop the rebels for you; the two statements don’t make any sense in the same sentence.

      • 20 March 2013 16:48, by panchol

        Oppressor(Arab servant).
        It is not South Sudanese intention to pump our crude oil through that land of Nuba, Fur & Funj(The Real Sudanese).
        SS is not dying economically, but you. please, what is your currency against dollar. it is 800 SDG. against 100 dollars but for our is 410 SSP. against 100 dollars in black Market hajahahahajaj. lol! your is dead Government. Through International pressure,

        • 20 March 2013 17:02, by panchol

          Have we one day order your SAF to come and disarm South Sudanese rebels? then our president elect General Salva Kiir must be more educated than whatsoever you call Bashir and your thugs Nafie. It is unlawful for SPLA SS to go and disarm his fellow brothers who are too struggling for their right in North Sudan as indicated in Popular consultation in CPA. SS do not want your forces to di

          • 20 March 2013 17:10, by panchol

            Internationally, it is very unlawful to call you to come and disrm renegades or SS rebels.
            Fucke idiots. hahahhahaha leave is alone. lol!

  • 20 March 2013 13:07, by kuac Agol

    what we need in S.Sudan is not who is insurgent so that we supported them but to have stability in our Country
    those who rebelled against Bashir government have their own objectives in which they re struggling to achieve
    The committee would be able to know who is arming rebels in 2 Sudan and thier report will go down to Africa Union High Panel
    lets welcome the committee in Godly Manner

    • 20 March 2013 14:13, by Oppressor

      Good point kuac Agol but are da African Panel ready to blame or put stress on south Govt / Sudan ??? I doubt coz other key players are there like USA Israel they are not happy with any progress in African countries ..

    • 20 March 2013 17:53, by Mohammed Ali 2

      Agol, the least I can say to you is that , you are talking sense!That is the very least!

  • 20 March 2013 14:11, by Nuba Boy

    Miss Soldier Albashit’s house boy.The issue to due with committee that is formed, it is not about how they will disarm the NCP’s HUSBAND-SPLA-N. It is how they will appeal to them and solve the pending issues YA MUGHAFAL.I’m just next to you it is just matter of time.

    • 20 March 2013 14:17, by Oppressor

      Funny Nuba Boy u too small that’s why u have chosen Boy get real & be a proud Sudanese this is not da behavior of Sudanese i think u spent long time in south & u got the virus form Dinka ur masters

    • 20 March 2013 14:54, by Oppressor

      We ’ve to rethink about da disengagement of the two military units now not tomorrow Please don’t delay problems solve them once for all it is good for us & for S.S we must n’t accept the existence of these forces in side Sudan’s territories the peace agreement will be in doubt without the withdrawal of SS forces from South Kurdofan and Blue Nile. Buffer Zone is nothing These two units are time rem

      • 20 March 2013 14:55, by Oppressor

        These two units are time remotes bombs could blast ,erupt any time because the remotes in the hands of
        SLPA don’t be eluded by any ploy trick

        • 20 March 2013 16:43, by Deng II

          Open Mohammed ass
          Your Islamic boy molested Mohammed tough you to treated other like a craps. Nuba will prevail and if Kiir abandon them he will die like slave Dinka pretended to be Muslim while they don’t know what Islamic mean.

          • 20 March 2013 16:50, by Oppressor

            Too bad Deng 1 2 3 4 5 you are talking about da most ever great this way which shows ur ignorance & emptiness mind so this is a gift read plz:

            • 20 March 2013 17:03, by Deng II

              who say he is great? He is the one who tough Arab to occuppied other people lands and forces them to believe in craps as a way to make them slave and be inferior human being, that why devil minded name himself master alway repeated the words insect said by devil Bashir.

              • 20 March 2013 17:10, by Deng II

                The coming new generation of Nuba, Darfur,Blue Nile and South Sudan will soon abandon Islam because it become not a religion but terrorist.

                • 20 March 2013 18:04, by Mohammed Ali 2

                  Deng"zero" : Well your writting reflects your ignorace & poor up-bringing.Am sure if you talk this filthy talk in SK,BN or worest in Durfur they burn you alive & piss over you face!

                  • 20 March 2013 21:56, by Deng II

                    Ali and Open mohamedass,You don’t need to talk to me like that you gay men who dig out crap in your asshole by hand as you had been tough by your child molested leader. Instead to push craps out by automatic intestne muscleyours,you dig it out by your hand according your leader.

              • 20 March 2013 17:46, by Oppressor

                Then wise Deng Dong tell me who command & gave the right to ur white masters to colonize Africa & other ppl land is he Jesus of-course not coz he is Messenger of God & can’t say so it proves that u don’t read well who said? read the book by Michael Hart - http://www.amaana.org/ismailim.html

  • 20 March 2013 16:56, by E. Defense Forces
  • 21 March 2013 03:23, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    This is a wrong message.Whoever leader whether Salva Kiir Miyardit or somebody in the SPLM party agree that the will form a committee on rebel was a naive leader.I don’t know for sure why South Sudan leaders are so weak indeed that no one among them is seems most sensitive to Bashir.Salva Kiir is naive that even talking to Omar Bashir is difficult to achieve.Who are the rebel? SPLA/SPLM included.

  • 21 March 2013 12:04, by Wen Majokweng

    south sudanese leaders should have not agree to form committee with sudanese leaders since we have no peace.

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