Sudan talks lesson to Revitalized Peace Agreement -Kumba
By Kidega Livingstone
The negotiation between the interim governments of Sudan and the coalition of armed opposition should be a lesson to the main parties to the Revitalized Peace Agreement, said SPLM Acting General Secretary who doubles as Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare.
Nunu Nkumba was speaking on South Sudan Broadcasting cooperation [SSBC] in an interview during the meeting of the IGAD heads of States to start session on the negotiation between the Sudan Interim government and the Opposition at Freedom Hall, Minister Nkumba admitted that the talks between the two parties in Sudan would address all the differences and it should be the same in South Sudan.
“The peace talks between government of Sudan and the opposition in Juba was the experiences for us the South Sudanese and this should be applied to the parties to the Revitalized peace Agreement. As we are going to form the government, we should come together as brothers and sisters to solve our differences,” said Nkumba.
She said bilateral relationship between the two countries was the history that started since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).
She said Sudan government has done wonderful job by mediating the South Sudanese main parties to the agreement to succeed in the signing of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
“We are very proud of our brothers and sisters and government of the Sudan because they led this country to succeed in the peace process because they stood firm to make sure that the parties to the Revitalized Peace Agreement agreed,” said Nkumba.
She said if the peace talks bear the fruit, it would lead to stability and peace and prosperous citizens of the two countries.
Minister of Energy and Dams Dhieu Mathok Diing said that there was hope that sessions and discussions would result to concrete agreement to end the war and the suffering of the citizens.
In September last month, the Sudan Interim government and coalition of armed opposition signed Juba declaration of the principle parties to pave way to negotiation to end the war in Sudan.
Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of Sudanese government delegation and Deputy Chairman of the Sovereign council said he was hopeful that the discussion will lead to stability and peace in the Sudan.