Joint Committee to Prepare Sudan and South Sudan Negotiations' Agendas
Khartoum – Sudan and South Sudan delegation agreed in their indirect negotiations taking place in Addis Ababa to form a joint committee including the mediators to prepare the agenda of the talks through the vision forwarded by each party in the joint meeting held yesterday in the presence of the mediation.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Al-Obeid Ahmed Murawah told Sudan Vision that the two delegations held a joint committee in presence of the mediation and the international envoys whereas every party presented its vision over the implementation of UNSC Resolution, pointing out that the session focused in brief on the process of each party towards implementing the UNSC Resolution.
He added that the mediation formed a joint committee including the two parties in addition to the mediation in order to set the agendas through the vision forwarded by each party.
Murawah said that the mediation demanded from the two parties to be well prepared to sit round the negotiating table as soon as the mediation ask for that.
He pointed to the positive atmosphere dominating the negotiations in this stage and the keenness of each party to reach an ultimate agreement.
It is worth noting that the AUHIP under the chairman of Thabo Mbeki held a meeting yesterday including side by side the delegations of Sudan and South Sudan, experts from the African Union, international advisors within the AUHIP besides representatives from the western states, special international envoys of each of Sudan and South Sudan.
The two parties will have another session held under the auspices of the AUHIP whereas each party will present the proposals over the issues included in the agenda.
By Al-Sammani Awadallah, 30/05/2012