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Sudan holds security meeting as FM heads to Juba


May 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Council of Defence and National Security (CDNS) discussed Thursday the recent attacks by the alliance of rebel groups, Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF), while the foreign affairs minister is preparing to fly to Juba to discuss the issue.

President Omer Al-Bashir chairs a meeting of the Council of Defence and National Security and FVP Ali Osman Taha at his right and VP Al-Haj Adam at his left on 16 May 2013 (ST)

According to a statement released by the Sudanese presidency the CDNS, chaired by president Omer Al-Bashir, discussed reports about the security situation in different regions and it was also briefed about arrangements taken by the army to repel this offensive.

The press secretary at the Sudanese presidency, Emad Sid-Ahmed, said the meeting concluded that the army is able to defend the country and to defeat the rebel groups. Also, it praised the stance of the Sudanese people and its support to the security forces to protect the nation, he further added.

SRF rebels recently attacked several areas in South and North Kordofan. They said these attacks are part of their war of attrition against the regime before an assault the capital Khartoum.

Yasir Arman SPLM-North secretary general called on the opposition parties to agree with the SRF on a national programme for the post-Bashir era asserting that popular uprising with accelerate the collapse of the current regime.

On the other hand the national security and intelligence services (NISS) accused the South Sudanese government of continuing to support the rebel group in spite of the normalisation process launched last March.

The foreign ministry announced on Thursday that foreign ministry Ali Karti and NISS director Mohamed Atta will travel to Juba to deliver a letter from president Omer Al-Bashir to his counterpart Salva Kiir.

Diplomatic sources in Khartoum said the letter deals with the recent attacks and details information about the support that the Sudanese rebels continue to receive from the South Sudanese authorities and their presence in the neighbouring country.

On Wednesday the Sudanese first vice-president Ali Osman Taha said that some circles within the Juba government support rebel groups. He added that they want to implement the strategy of the "New Sudan" irrespective of whether the governing party in Khartoum is the National Congress Party (NCP) or another party.


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  • 17 May 2013 09:49, by Dinkawarrior

    New Sudan’s Vision is a big gold for SRF, no doubt in our minds. We wish them a best to nail down the regime in Khartoum.

    • 17 May 2013 15:49, by Nuer Empire

      Dinka coward:New Sudan What? We know what Ghazalians conference is all about

    • 17 May 2013 19:48, by aguotwany@live.com

      Khartoum why now? The government of South, Sudan should deny that Khartoum an entry . The SPLM/N have the right to fight for theirs and we have no say for what theirs. Khartoum already has violated the ’’Public Consultation for Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile’’. If Khartoum want South, Sudan to involve then it must accept the CPA provisions and let the Nuba Mountains leave and follow by BlueNiled

      • 17 May 2013 19:53, by aguotwany@live.com

        We are now and soon put to an end for our Abyei. Abyei must declare itself on coming October and Khartoum must bring those who killed paramount chief Deng Adol and face the justice in the Republic of South, Sudan under our desired Constitution. We cannot negotiate with Khartoum.

  • 17 May 2013 10:23, by pabaak

    When you hear of these meetings you can sense that regime is near to exit soon, because SRF have raise the level of intensity to 100 degree to topple this regime, they might be planning how to escape to neighboring countries in near future, nobody will stop New Sudan vision, even if they sent their foreign ministry to Juba is not concern us because if don’t agree for Abyei referendum then

    • 17 May 2013 10:32, by pabaak

      they are wasting their time and money to travel to here, unless they agree for Abyei and the border demarcation that bring back panthou and all areas to South Sudan, they can’t keep barking on South Sudan for aiding rebels in Sudan while they don’t acknowledge the strength of SRF inside their liberated areas, How many time their spoke person say that their bigger supplier is the same Sudan. led

      • 17 May 2013 10:39, by pabaak

        them keep denied their strength until they will find themselves out of the country or being captured by SRF. Its typical of their culture, don’t admit defeat until find themselves in.

  • 17 May 2013 14:23, by chol

    Rebels main supply is s.a.f itself which run and left all kinds weapons behind.they were supply spla during the war between north and south.cowards fake Arabs don’t learned your days in power are numbers.south Sudan should support rebel all the way to Khartoum.

  • 17 May 2013 15:44, by Chogo Chuka

    Hahahahhahahahah NCp governoment are stupid when ever they are defeated by rebels instand to hold talk with rebels they tend to go to Juba are they your husband or what ?
    Juba alone minus reble will not solve the problem and just to asure you very soon SPLM-N AND SRF will show you the way to solve prioblems of sudan fuck Arabs

  • 17 May 2013 19:58, by panchol

    who is the main SRF supplier? the answer is the SAF who left the following:
    2.Light & heavy weapons
    3. ammunitions
    4. Heavy trucks with ration
    5.Toyota land cruiser loaded with machine guns
    6.fuel tankers. SPLA South is none supplier to your coward bloody mixed Arabs(fake Arab).
    "empty vessels make more noise".

  • 17 May 2013 20:21, by cbuongdit cholkua

    North Sudanese are lucky to have that very modesty person like Pres Kiir. Juba should known that letter from Bashir alone, was a threat and declaration of war between South and North and Bashir was very well aware of that. If the North keeps sending us Virus then why not we doing the same.

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