The meetings of the Joint Political Security Committee
between the Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan, has
resolved the issues of opening the crossings and activating the
demilitarized zone, as well as reviewing the report of the joint monitoring mechanism
The head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dr. Kamal
Abdul-Maarouf Al-Mahi, wile speaking to the press said that the parties have
agreed to open the border within one month, in addition to activating the safe
area demilitarized zone and forming joint teams under the auspices of No troops
from both sides in the area
“We are looking forward to close ties through the
opening of the crossings and the subsequent measures to take care of the common
interests of the two countries and the two brotherly nations,” he said.
Kuol Manyang, South Sudan Minister of Defense reiterated that
S.Sudan will be keen to enforce all
measures related to the opening of the crossings and the safe area
demilitarized, pointing out that this step is intended to strengthen relations
and ties and support security and stability in both countries.
Kuol praised Sudan’s role in mediating peace in S.Sudan,
describing the role as positive and influential.
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