AUPSC Delegation Visits Sudan to Discuss Darfur Development

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Undersecretary of the Sudanese Foreign Ministry Abdul Ghani Al Naeem briefed the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) delegation on the disarmament efforts in the Darfur and explained that the United Nations–African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is a model for African cooperation.

The government and the AUPSC delegation met to discuss the developments in Darfur states, the Sudanese side was headed by the Foreign Minister Undersecretary Abdul Ghani Al-Naeem, while the AUPSC side headed by Uganda’s ambassador to the African Union.

Al-Naeem conveyed the gratitude of the government and the people for the great role played by UNAMID in achieving the security and stability in Darfur.

He confirmed the readiness of the government agencies to perform their constitutional tasks in Darfur following the departure of UNAMID from the region.

Government cooperation

The AUPSC delegation praised the great improvement on the overall situation in Darfur and the Government cooperation by providing support and great facilities to UNAMID.

The Sudan briefed the Council delegation on the latest developments and the situation in Darfur, including the political, security and humanitarian aspects.

He also explained the deployment of police and justice forces in the Darfur and the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration efforts.

The Council stressed their strong stand with the Sudan and supports the Government’s efforts to bring peace and stability in Sudan, in order to achieve the slogan of African solutions to African problems.

The delegation will travel to Darfur on Tuesday for a visit to El Fasher, Zalingei, the displaced camps in Neretiti and Chungli Tobaya before concluding his visit to Sudan on Thursday.