Home | News    Monday 12 October 2020

Govt, armed groups discuss harmonizing Sudan constitution, peace deal


Govt and armed groups sign the final peace agreement on 3 Oct 2020 (ST photo)October 11, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Ministry of Justice briefed the delegation of the peace signatory groups about an amended draft of the transitional constitutional document after harmonizing it with the Juba peace agreement.

In line with the peace agreement signed between the government, and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) and SLM of Minni Minnawi on October 3, the constitutional document should be amended to include the deal.

Also, the peace deal takes primacy over the constitutional document in the event of a conflict between the two texts.

On Sunday, the Minister of Justice and a number of ministry officials held a meeting with the advance delegation of the armed movements, to discuss harmonizing the constitutional document with the peace agreement.

"The Ministry of Justice has drafted an amended version of the constitutional document after including the Juba agreement for peace in Sudan," said the Minister of Justice, Nasr al-Din Abdel Bari in statements to the official Sudan News Agency after the meeting.

Abdel Bari pointed out that the Transitional Government "is now moving to achieve the second pillar of the revolution’s slogans, which is achieving peace."

For his part, the head of the armed groups’ delegation Yasir Arman said that the advance delegation will study the draft constitutional text prepared by the Ministry of Justice, and file their observations to the ministry as soon as possible, in line with the agreed timetable before to start achieving and building peace.

According to the implementation matrix, the peace agreement must be included in the constitutional document within 10 days of the date of the final signing.

The leaders of the armed groups scheduled to arrive in Khartoum on the 3rd of November.

In a tweet on Sunday, Minni Minawi, head of the Sudan Liberation Movement, urged the completion of the harmonization process, stressing that it will free the constitutional document "from the grip of the (FFC) political parties."

"Therefore, those in charge of the (harmonization process) from the parties to the agreement must focus on eliminating provisions that contradict the agreement, such as nominations that the parties make in the name of Forces for Freedom and Change," he stressed.


Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.

Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis

Why Sudan’s interests lie in U.S. delisting and normalization with Israel 2020-10-22 06:08:56 By: Trayo A. Ali How will the de-linking of the American process for removing Sudan from the State Sponsor of Terror (SST) list from its process of normalizing relations with Israel diminish (...)

No to calls for anti-peace protests 2020-10-22 06:07:08 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman Some traditional Sudanese political parties have grown old and are crying out to demand that the Sudanese people go out on October 21, 2020, in a major demonstration to (...)

The 21 October March: Who is the Enemy? 2020-10-21 05:52:11 By Yasir Arman One of the main features of the December revolution is its vitality and the broad participation of women and youth, resistance committees, martyrs' families, forces from the (...)


Latest Press Releases

Sudan: Performing arts is not a crime, assaulting women and artists is! 2020-09-20 08:54:28 The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Sudan is still struggling with militant Islamist ideology KHARTOUM: Central Khartoum Primary Court issued a verdict against five (...)

Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments 2020-08-14 07:11:00 A Collaborative Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments (Abolishing and Amending Provisions Restricting Freedom) – Exposing ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ Sudanese women (...)

Remarks by SRF leaders at the Friend of Sudan meeting on peace 2020-08-13 07:58:58 Chairman of the Friends of Sudan Conference, Your Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Prime Minister of Sudan and the participating team from the (...)


Copyright © 2003-2020 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.