Khartoum 18/04/2018 – Informal negotiations between the Government of Sudan with the Justice and Equality, and the Sudan Liberation Movement have failed to reach an agreement activates stalled in the turbulent period of the region ‘s political process, holding the other parties responsible for the collapse of the round, at a time when the Government declared the unwillingness of rebels to peace, meanwhile the rebel factions accused the Government of being intransigent.
By the end of Tuesday night in Berlin were Germany hosted the negotiations for the period of two days but haven’t reached an agreement, with the representative of the Sudanese Presidency for Peace in Darfur Amin Hassan Omar saying that although the mediators have put great efforts in coming to an agreement but the movements refused some of the conditions set before negotiation.
He explained that the two groups insisted before any agreement was set, on the establishment of an independent mechanisms for implementation, and insisted on the establishment of commissions or independent institutions, while it is already present in the Doha agreement , which means going out on the agreement. Omar also noted that efforts have been made to try to reach a mutual understanding so as to start negotiations in Doha on the basis of the Doha Agreement.
Stating that the negotiations have faced a difficulty in reaching an agreement with the two groups despite the Governments agreement on the conditions set by the mediators, and added “It seems clear that our brothers in the other parties are not yet ready to run past in peace with all its merits.”
In turn the Justice and Equality Movement led by Jibreel Ibrahim, and the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Arko Minawi who participated in the negotiations, blamed the Government for the failure of the round, because of its intransigent stance and inability to show any flexibility towards the peace process. The two movements confirmed, in a statement received by Tana4Media, that they were keen to continue efforts with all parties in order to achieve peace throughout Sudan.