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National Security and Intelligence Service: Ocampo is a political activist
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Jan 11, 2009 - 9:11:45 AM

National Security and Intelligence Service: Ocampo is a political activist

 

Khartoum, Jan. 10 (SUNA)- The National Security and Intelligence Service has shut the door before any dealing with the International Criminal Court (ICC), affirming the ability of the Sudanese judicial system to realize justice. The Director General of the National Security and Intelligence Service, Gen. Salah Abdallah, affirmed in a meeting with editors in chief of newspapers and leaderships of media work Saturday that he has no confidence in any decision to be issued by the ICC, stressing that the Sudanese judicial system is trust-worthy with all its rulings, pointing that all possibilities can not be ruled out if a decision is issued by the ICC, revealing differences among some Western countries concerning the decision pertinent to the President of the Republic. He pointed out that the ICC is working as a tool of pressure on the government to weaken the existing authority after the enemies of Sudan had lost hope in the prolongation of the wars and did not consider the peace agreements signed for the south, Darfur and the east, adding that the prosecutor of the ICC, Ocampo, is a political activist who tours the world and engages in diplomatic and media works and that he has political agenda and that the ICC decision is political and not legal, pointing out that in case of issuance of a decision all possibilities can not be ruled out and the reactions of the unruly persons can not be predicted, who may target some foreigners, stressing that they will work to secure the country. Meanwhile, the Director General of the National Security and Intelligence Service disclosed that the service has conducted extensive consultations on the draft act of the national security service with all political forces, pointing out that they reached a satisfactory vision that may be agreed upon and settled in the coming days, adding that the act considers the development in the political work, determines threats to the national security, protection of democracy and the political practice. He said that the tasks of the service in the draft act of the national security are compatible with the Constitution and the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, pointing out that the service is not keen on press monitoring, adding the service is not keen to continue press monitoring, stressing the importance of unification of the internal rank to face the challenges and responsible media work of calm and objective treatment away from sensationalism. The Director General of the National Security and Intelligence Service denied existence of any elements of Alqaida in Sudan, but there are extremists and an intellectual dialogue was made with some of them, affirming that extremism is treated with thought, pointing out that Alqaida is not an organization but ideas and that ideas can not be treated with guns and measures. He affirmed that the National Security and Intelligence Service extends relations with its counterparts in most European countries, Western countries and Arab and African countries, pointing out that these relations are based on professional and principle basis in cooperation against terrorism as a threat to the security of the country without relinquishing the achievements of the country. BT/BT



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