CAR Rivals Reach Agreement in Khartoum

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Rival parties from Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday reached agreement on the two serious bone of contention, power sharing and interim justice, thus paving the way for a final and comprehensive peace agreement in the landlocked state.

The head of the Sudanese team facilitating the talks under the auspice of the African Union Ambassador Atta Al Manan Bakheet, , said the two sides, the government and 14 armed movements, have agreed to the proposals put forward by the African Union, on power sharing and on the interim justice.

He said this was a result of high level contacts led by President of the Republic Omar Bashir, including a Friday phone call on Mr. Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of CAR, and also contacts with the leaders of the armed movements from CAR.