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Sudan delivered weapons to South Sudanese security service: Un report


South Sudanese government soldiers (AFP File Photo - Alex McBride)
May 19, 2020 (JUBA) - Sudan’s intelligence and security services, in violation of the arms embargo on South Sudan, delivered weapons and ammunition to the National Security Service during the year 2019, said a UN panel.

UN Panel of Experts on South Sudan handed over its annual report to the Security Council on 28 April 2020.

"The Panel found that, in the period from March to June 2019, the Director-General of the Internal Security Bureau, Lieutenant General Kuc, violated the embargo on arms by obtaining three deliveries of weapons, mostly AK-47s, and related ammunition from the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of Sudan, now known as the General Intelligence Service (GIS)," reads the report seen by Sudan Tribune.

The NISS was dissolved in August 2019 by the Transitional Military Council and was replaced by the GIS. The weapon’s shipments took place before the formation of the transitional government of Abdallah Hamdok.

Also, as the operation began in March 2019 that means the deal had been negotiated under the former regime of Omer al-Bashir who was ousted on 11 April 2019.

The experts further said that GIS-controlled airlines Green Flag Aviation Co. delivered the weapons and ammunition to Juba and Wau, Western Bahr el-Ghazal, in an Antonov AN-74, with registration or tail number ST-BDT.

The report underlined that the South Sudanese security service actively sought to acquire weapons and ammunition.

Also, it noted that the Internal Security Bureau of the National Security Service, under the leadership of Lieutenant General Akol Koor Kuc, as well as the South Sudanese military intelligence, have recruited, trained and armed separate militias in Warrap and Lakes.

The Sudanese authorities, according to the report, denied the weapons deliveries to the South Sudanese security service.

Sudan responded by noting that “the information about the involvement of Green Flag Aviation in arms smuggling is untrue” and added that “Green Flag Aviation just transported a military uniform to the Republic of South Sudan in the framework of the cooperation between the two countries”.

The panel underscored in its report that even the supply of military uniform to South Sudan requires the approval by the Committee of an exemption request in advance of such supply.


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  • 20 May 09:34, by Gorjang Gany

    Buying weapons will not be solution to South Sudan conflict because this thing is not new since the beginning of the crisis.

    • 20 May 09:37, by Gorjang Gany

      Many ways had been tried by the regime in order to win but they fail.

      • 20 May 09:43, by Gorjang Gany

        I hope they thought that, buying weapons from Sudan government will give them courage to fight the enemies but the dinka will remain coward for life.

  • 20 May 11:01, by Nueri Dial

    A clear message to those who still in doubt when i said Kiir and his regime are remnant of Arab. Those Dinka, does not needs AK-47 or weapon help, a coward can never be brave because of a gun. a coward is always a coward. Anyway, if they want to violate RTGONU as usual, they are welcome and let them be ready for running

    • 20 May 12:25, by South South

      Nueri Dial,

      You will not learn anything in your life even when you are crushed militarily. Tell me one city or town IO is holding in South Sudan? Pagak? No, Bor? no, Bentu? No, Malakal? No. Riek ran to DRC with rotten feet, who lifted him to Khartoum? Fake Arabs/ Who arms Riek to destroy South Sudan/ Fake Arabs. Where did Riek stay in last 4 years? Khartoum. where did Riek go in 1991? Khartoum

      • 20 May 13:30, by Nueri Dial

        South South,
        SPLA-OI is present in all 79 counties of South Sudan and In full control of 12 counties. I don’t know what you are talking about. JMEC is strangling to get SSDF soldier to unify with SPLA-OI in Whole Upper NIle Region and now you are talking nonsense.

        • 20 May 15:05, by Langbaar

          "Sudan delivered weapons to South Sudanese security service: Un report"
          And what *weapons are our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan really have to give ’South Sudan?’ Nothing/zilch/zero/nought/nothing fools*.>>>

        • 20 May 15:32, by South South

          Nueri Dial,

          You are just blind like your Dr. Wangkal called Riek. You can’t see anything. IO ran away from Bentu, Bor, Malakal, Nasar, Pagak and all towns of Upper Nile. SSPDF is commanding positions everywhere in Upper Nile. A few IO soldiers are hiding in swampy areas. This is what you called counties.

          • 21 May 10:06, by Nueri Dial

            South South,
            Can you tell me your Dinka commander in-charge of Nasir, Fagak,Bor, Malakal and Bentiu. How much land per a county you controlled and where in Upper Nile you own the community. Don’t lie.

      • 20 May 14:26, by jubaone

        South South
        You dirty jienge savage kaffir, what does controlling towns mean to you, if you can’t provide the simplest services? You’re being fed by WFP/FAO like caged baboons, the whole health sector run by WHO, policing is by UNMISS. Give a monkey 🐵 gold, it won’t understand its value. Just relax and let intelligent Equatorians babysit you. Your brains must first grow to think like humans.

        • 20 May 15:26, by South South


          You monkey leave me alone. Pojulu IO are killing Pojulu of NAS. Kuku are killing Pojulu, what a mess!!! Generals of Pojulu are put to death by Kuku. Kuku young men are killed by Pojulu, but wicked Bari are nowhere to be seen, they are hiding, chicken hawks, and you are here talking about shit called Equatoria, Kurkoo!!!!!

          • 21 May 01:50, by The Rhino

            South South,

            You worthless Dinka bastard will be the last to be pointing fingers at our brothers the Pojulus who are unfortunately killing themselves now in South Sudan.Shit,almost everyday,Dinka savages are butchering themselves through revenge killings, cattle raids, land theft or simple disagreement in mass,..how about that ya MTN muraheel hah?Look at your own ass before yelling loud idiot....

            • 21 May 02:05, by The Rhino

              South South,

              ..Here’s my honest advice to Pojulu community and KARO people at large,...immediately abandon Riak’s Nuer-led IO and Kiir’s Dinka-led IG conspiracy movements,NOW!!!If you are a good warrior, join NAS or simply stay out of Nuer IO or Dinka IG nonsense!Today Kiir and Riak have decided to use all gov’t resources to destroy communities,especially those who are organized and know how to..

              • 21 May 02:17, by The Rhino

                South South,

                ..fight like real men.Our brothers the Pojulus must stop killing themselves or other KARO’s soul for money or gov’t positions!They must instead unite and focus on real enemies and occupiers of their ancestral lands.These are mostly Dinka IG or Nuer IO dummies.KARO people should be using those powerful negative forces against direct Dinka or Nuer ungrateful savages who are playing a..

                • 21 May 02:22, by The Rhino

                  South South,

                  ..dirty game.We the Mundari or Murle tribes understand Dinka and Nuer tribes very well,..we don’t play games!We give them their own medicine, full stop!

          • 21 May 12:38, by jubaone

            South Souyh
            You dirty jienge savage, you armed Murle youth to kill innocent Nuer. This we know very well cuz, if only Nuer and Murle youth teamed up, you jienge would be history. The remnants of you fleeing towards Uganda would be intercepted by Equatorians. This is the reason why jienge are scared stiff and remain in Nimule. Bloody cowards.

            • 21 May 21:37, by Khent


              You’re letting your hatred delude you. The Nuer and the Murle could succeed against the ’Bor Dinka’ but they would not be worth mentioning in a hypothetical war against the entire Dinka tribe. Even now, there are only two Dinka sections heavily invested in this war. You make it seem as though entire tribes (in all 3 regions) did not ally against the Dinka before. ROFL!

              • 21 May 21:49, by Khent

                The demographically irrelevant Dinka of Jonglei are the only ones that have ever settled in Equatoria. The Jonglei Dinka are not even 10% of the Dinka tribe. Ask the Nuer about what happened to all their counties when the Dinka of Bahr el Ghazal came to the aid of the ’Greater Bor Dinka’ and retaliated against the Nuer in 91. It was not pretty. It’s laughable that you would even bring them up.

          • 21 May 13:31, by jubaone

            South South
            Filthy jienge gorilla. Your primitive jienges are killing themselves in their tens and hundreds like flies, who cares? Your jienge lives dont matter all. You are good as guards, servants and porters cuz that doesn’t need brain work. Leave that to us Equatorians. One dead Equatorian is equivalent to 1,000 worthless jienge sakit.

  • 21 May 02:15, by Doe Joe

    Yeah, those are the stupid weapons Barh El Ghazan’s idiots used to go armed Murle. You will pay for it.

    • 21 May 22:41, by Khent

      Doe Joe

      Really? The Dinka armed the Murle? They were unarmed before their recent attack on the Nuer? The Murle have not been armed to the teeth since the 80s? Khartoum did not arm them? Enough of the nonsense, mate. Embrace peace. It’s the only way forward.

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