Title: African mediation suspends Khartoum-Darfur negotiations until Thursday
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 11-30-2014, 03:09 PM
Khartoum-SudaneseOnline-The African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) decided on Saturday to suspend the negotiations between Sudan’s Government and Darfur armed movements in Addis Ababa and to be resumed on Thursday morning.
AUHIP head, Thabo Mbeki, told the two delegates in a closed-door meeting on Saturday evening that adjournment of the negotiations due to his three-day visit to Germany for discussions with government officials about issues relating to Sudanese question
The head of Sudan’s Government delegation to Darfur negotiations, Dr. Amin Hassan Omer, said that the negotiations will continue to reach a ceasefire in Darfur, pointing out that his delegation will arrive in Khartoum on Monday and would return back on Thursday morning.
Since 23 November, Sudanese government delegations and representatives of two rebel groups, the Justice and Equality Movement and the Minnawi faction of the Sudan Liberation Movement, (SLM-MM) are engaged in talks on a cessation of hostilities and security arrangements in Darfur.
The process comes in implementation of a roadmap endorsed by the Peace and Security Council providing to hold one process in two tracks to include the rebel groups in the national dialogue process.