Title: Sudan’s government and the rebels accuse each other of irresponsibility and lack of seriousness
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 11-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Khartoum-SudaneseOnline-The African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) decided on Friday to resume talks between Sudan’s delegation and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on Saturday which was scheduled on Friday.
The head of Khartoum’s negotiating team, Ibrahim Ghandour, accused SPLM-N chief negotiator, Yasir Arman of irresponsibility and lack of seriousness, stressing that his delegation did not receive any proposals from AUHIP, confirming that any talk outside he Blue Nile and South Kordfoan is unacceptable and unquestionable.
He added that they come to Addis Ababa for the issues of the Two Area only and they will not discuss any other issues. He added that the discussions should resume from where they stopped last April, to address the three humanitarian, political and security issues.
For his part, Arman accused Khartoum’s Government of lack of seriousness about negotiating; stressing that his movements accepted the proposed made by the African mediation for the two parties.
According to Arman, the AUHIP proposals include the Agreement on national Dialogue and Constitutional Process signed by the national dialogue mechanism (7+7) and the Sudanese Revolutionary Forces and the National Umma Party. It also includes the establishment of two tracks in one peace process: one for Darfur region and the other for the SPLM-N in order to reach a cessation of hostilities.