Entrusted by IGAD to facilitated face to face discussions between the president of the Republic of South Sudan H.E. Salva Keir Miyardit and Mr. Riek Machar chairman of SPLM/IO, the president of Sudan ,...
Reaffirming the desire of the Republic of the Sudan to achieve peace and reconciliation in the Central African Republic, and based on the lasting relations between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples, held the preliminary consultation session between the armed groups in Central African Republic ( the silica-anti-plaka) in Khartoum from 27 to 29 August .
These consultations were held under the auspices of His Excellency President Omar AL-Bashir, which concluded by signing a memorandum of understanding confirming the agreement to form a joint framework for peace titled ¨Central African Assembly¨ meant to reject violence and extremism, stop hostilities, allow free movement of citizens and trade with neighboring countries, and commit to the African Peace and Reconciliation Initiative in Central Africa.
Emphasizing the continued efforts exerted to bring peace to the Central Africa, Sudan reaffirms that this meeting is a step to support the African Peace and Reconciliation Initiative in Central Africa and reiterates its full commitment to this initiative as the agreed framework for ending the crisis.
President Al-Bashir met with Rwadan President Paul Kagame, the current president of the African Union, as well as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Moussa Faki, and the African Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ismael Sharqi and briefed them on the steps taken by Sudan reconfirming that it is part and parcel of the African Peace and Reconciliation Initiative in Central Africa. President Paul Kagami and the African officials welcomed the Sudanese move, stressing the role of His Excellency in supporting the African initiative.
Ambassador Gareeb Allah Alkhader
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs