Security Council welcomes Sudan’s Juba Peace Agreement (Sudan)

Oct 13, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — In a press statement issued by the President of the Security Council, Vassily Nebenzia, the UN Security Council welcomes the Sudanese peace agreement as a significant opportunity for comprehensive and sustainable peace in Sudan.

Sudanese leaders showing off the new peace agreement they signed in Juba, South Sudan(Photo credit: file/Nyamilepedia)

Sudanese leaders showing off the new peace agreement they signed in Juba, South Sudan(Photo credit: file/Nyamilepedia)

According to the UN Security Council, the recently signed peace deal is an important milestone of the transition period towards a peaceful, stable, democratic and prosperous future for Sudan

“The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of the Juba Peace Agreement in Juba on 3 October 2020 by the Government of Sudan, the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), and the Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minawi.” President Vassily Nebenzia wrote.

“The members of the Security Council congratulated Sudan and its people for this historic achievement, which represents a significant opportunity for comprehensive and sustainable peace in Sudan and an important milestone of the transition period towards a peaceful, stable, democratic and prosperous future for Sudan.” he continued.

The members of the Security Council commended the parties to the negotiations for their political will and commitment.

The UN Security council further encouraged the Sudanese leaders to maintain the same momentum they had so far to implement the peace document in good faith.

“The members of the Security Council encouraged the signatories of the peace agreement to begin swiftly the process of implementation, particularly of key provisions of the agreement pertaining to security arrangements and addressing the root causes of conflict in Darfur and the Two Areas.” The UNSC said.

The President of the UNSC said they reaffirmed their commitment to support the implementation of the agreement, including through the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) and the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

“The members of the Security Council reaffirmed the importance of the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union in this regard.” He continued.

They also welcomed the role of the Government of South Sudan in facilitating the negotiations.

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