Ethiopia And Sudan Signed Bilateral Cross-Border MOU To Enhance Transboundary Disease Control And Livestock Trade And Endorsed The Implementation Framework.

IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) in collaboration with AU-IBAR with financial support from EU organized a bilateral two days virtual meeting between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of Sudan to finalize and endorse the implementation framework (IF) to operationalize the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and sign the MOU. The technical meeting held on 1st September 2020 finalized the development of IF that put…

Key Player Worries About Mideast Drive to Build Ties With Israel

U.S. officials say Washington would like to see more Arab and Muslim countries follow the United Arab Emirates’ lead in normalizing relations with Israel. It looks to Oman, Bahrain and Sudan as possible candidates. But Israel’s peace partner and staunch Palestinian supporter, Jordan, worries that the Israel-UAE deal will scuttle the two-state solution and it could possibly be one of the biggest losers, if the land-for-peace option is abandoned. Jordanian…

Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for September

Among the highlights in September, the Security Council agenda will feature a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian effects of environmental degradation on international peace and security and a high-level summit on post COVID-19 global governance, its President for the month told reporters during a video press briefing today. Abdou Abarry (Niger) said his country is assuming the leadership role after 40 years of absence, recalling that the last time Niger…

Secretary-General Welcomes Peace Agreement in Sudan, Marking Start of New Era

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General welcomes today’s initialling in Juba of a peace agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan Revolutionary Front and Sudan Liberation Army led by Minni Minawi. The Secretary-General congratulates the people of the Sudan for this historic achievement and commends the parties to the negotiations for their political will and determination in working…

Sudan Signs Historic Peace Deal with Rebel Groups

Sudan’s transitional government has signed a historic peace agreement Monday with the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the regions of Darfur, Southern Kordofan, and the Blue Nile.  The ceremony took place in South Sudan's capital, Juba. The agreement made after a year of talks hosted by South Sudan raises hopes of ending more than 17 years of war. It offers power sharing, integration into security forces, land…

Troika Statement on the Peace Agreement Between Sudan Armed Opposition Groups

The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway (the Troika) welcome the peace agreement between the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) and the Civilian-led Transitional Government of Sudan, initialed on 28 August 2020 as the first step in a long process to rebuild hope and stability for conflict-affected communities in Sudan. The peace agreement lays a foundation for sustainable peace and stability in Darfur and other conflict-affected areas that is critical…

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Vince Coglianese and Mary Walter of WMAL’s Mornings On The Mall Radio Show

QUESTION: And joining us right now on Mornings on the Mall: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Mr. Secretary, great to have you with us this morning. SECRETARY POMPEO: It’s great to be with you, too. Good morning. QUESTION: So many things to talk about. I saw Jared Kushner, the senior advisor to the President, is in the Middle East. He made an historic flight from Israel to the UAE this…

Sudan: Darfur deal a ‘significant step’, says head of UN-AU peacekeeping mission

A peace agreement between Sudanese authorities and key armed movements from Darfur could provide a path to national unity, the head of the joint UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said on Monday. Sudan’s transitional Government initialled the deal alongside the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) and Sudan Liberation Movement–Minni Minnawi (SLM/MM), at a ceremony held in neighbouring South Sudan. Determination, courage and commitment “I would like to congratulate Sudanese people…