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Sudan’s Hamdok visits SPLM-N strongholds, call s for peace

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Pime minister Abdallah Hamdok received by SPLM-N leader Abdel Aziz al-Hilu on 9 January 2020 (SUNA photo)
January 9, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok Thursday paid a historic visit to the SPLM-N al-Hilu stronghold Kauda, in South Kordofan State where he renewed his call for peace.

Hamdok’s visit to Kauda is the first by a senior Sudanese official after the eruption of the war in June 2011.

He was accompanied by the U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan, Donald Booth, British Ambassador to Sudan Ifran Sidiqq, Norway’s Special Envoy to Sudan, Endre Stiansen and the WFP Executive Director David Beasley.

The Sudanese prime minister arrived in Kauda on a plane of the World Food Programme because Sudanese planes are not allowed in the rebel-held area. He was received by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu, the Movement’s senior officials and a huge number of Kauda people.

The crowd chanted slogans for peace and raised banners with the demands of SPLM-N al-Hilu calling for a secular state in Sudan or self-determination.

In a speech delivered from a podium decorated with banners calling for a secular state and separation between the state and religion, Hamdok called on the SPLM-N leadership to join the government’s efforts to end the war and achieve peace in the country.

"You’re the spine of the peace process," stressed the Sudanese prime minister.

Peace talks in Juba with the SPLM-N al-Hilu are stalled over the secular state. The Movement’s negotiating delegation saying the matter should be discussed in the peace process while the government speaks about a constitutional conference as the venue for such discussions.

Sudanese information minister and government spokesman Faisal Mohamed Saleh said that Hamdok intended to "make a historic apology" to the Sudanese in the Nuba Mountains for grievances, killings and intimidation that were carried out by the former regime for 30 years.

Hamdok addressed a solemnly invited al-Hilu to come to Khartoum pointing that he came on an invitation extended by al-Hilu.

The Troika members: Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States, praised the historic meeting in Kauda between Hamdok and al-Hilu.

"We see this as a major confidence-building step in the peace process, one that we hope will pave the way for safe and unhindered humanitarian access to all areas and lead to the swift and successful conclusion of peace negotiations by the 14 February deadline agreed by all parties," further said the three countries.

(ST)

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  • 11 January 07:30, by Langbaar

    Take the so-called troika countries of the US, the UK and Norway out of Southern Blue Nile and Southern Blue Nile Mr. El-Hilu. These creeps are the problems here in South Sudan. But I cannot strongly advised you enough since many African foolish politician always look for some low lives in Europe or the US to make them kings in their own countries>>>

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    • 11 January 07:38, by Langbaar

      Here in South Sudan, the so-called troika countries have self anointed themselves as the South Sudan new masters. They control our all our foolish politicians----they are the new South Sudan de-facto colonists these days----they are even called "the South Sudan’s donors". But when you check their inflated soc-called donations to South Sudan.>>>>

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      • 11 January 07:45, by Langbaar

        they are not as they creeps often tell the world. This Hamdok piece of trash is even called an economist, he even asked the the UN to help North Sudan economy???? What does the UN get money from? After 2005 comprehensive peace agreement (CPA) between South Sudan and the the cloned so-called arab North Sudan was signed>>>>

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        • 11 January 07:53, by Langbaar

          there was ’a fund raising done in Oslo Norway to raise money for the rebuilding of South Sudan’ of which many countries around the world pledged a lot of money, 4.2 billion dollars was pledged. But when the government of then Southern Sudan came and asked the 4.2 billion dollars, it was told that the money was used "to help the immediate suffering people of Darfur">>>>

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          • 11 January 07:59, by Langbaar

            There you go! That 4.2 billion dollars is counted on to South Sudan these days by these ’troika moles these days’. I am not saying that South Sudanese did not benefit from the US, the UK and Norway. Myself is a beneficiary of the Norwegian people aid (NPA). But I don’t like these vermin lies and lies.>>>>>

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            • 11 January 08:05, by Langbaar

              our so-called PhD doctors of Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo and others are hedging for yet another pledged of money by foreign countries to come and rebuild South Sudan some of these days. But we would want to see what is that country on earth which would again do that dirty project in the name of South Sudan and the South Sudanese people again.>>>>

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              • 11 January 08:14, by Langbaar

                It is apparently clear that here in South Sudan, a every season, the vermin always go and beg other countries in the name of hungry South Sudanese around the world and then come use what they had begged in the name of hungry South Sudanese in the ’upscale hotels’ in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kampala, Adis Ababa, Khartoum and other countries’>>>>

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                • 11 January 08:33, by Langbaar

                  and wait for the next begging season. Mr. AL-Hilu, living over South Sudan and South Sudanese is isn’t being welcomed being entertained some these days. We cannot live side by side with our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, English people, Abeshas (so-called ethiopian) prostitutes, Some of Bantus, evil juus juus (so-called israel) again chap>>>>

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                  • 11 January 09:08, by Langbaar

                    we are going to settle our scores with the vermin chap, reasons pure HATRED and RACISM. Islam is not a religion and had never been a religion. There are vermin who think, South Sudan and North Sudan would always be used as geopolitical chess game or their then COLD-WAR-LIKE always the times, and hope that their ’luck may come true’ and that South Sudan may be re-united with our cloned so-called>>>

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                    • 13 January 11:46, by Fathi

                      Mr. Pakuai aka Pakua so-called Langbaar clone,
                      I will respond to these bogus statements in a couple of hours.

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                      • 14 January 10:08, by Fathi

                        Foolish Pakuai aka Pakua so-called Langbaar. Why do you think Troika killed Dr. Garang and supported secession of South Sudan. Don’t deny all financial assistance and humanitarian assistance. The US alone has given 11 billion in aid to South Sudan. Do you think all that aid is free? No, it’s an investment so they can get South Sudan’s resources.

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                        • 14 January 10:12, by Fathi

                          South Sudan hasn’t given all of their resources yet (even though they have given a lot). That’s why there is covert war in South Sudan. A lot of the "humanitarian aid" groups that supported you in wars against the north are now causing chaos in south sudan. As we say here in the "chickens are coming home to roost".

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