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2011-07-08 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Sudan today officially recognizes South Sudan as the newest country, a day before the latter's formal inauguration into statehood. The ministry of presidential affairs declared it based on the Government's recognition of the people's inalienable right to self-determination, the outcome of the historic January 9th 2011 referendum, in observance of the January 1st 1956 boundaries as specified at the signing of the...

2011-06-28 16:04:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A framework agreement between the Government of Sudan and Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLMN) has today been reached with regards to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State, the former having, of late, been the scene of militia-provoked insecurity. Per the terms of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), these forces were supposed to have disbanded or integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces, instead they maintained status and...

2010-09-29 11:47:00

Ruth Messinger: White House's Investment in Sudan Diplomacy is a Crucial Step towards Lasting Peace NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jewish World Service president Ruth W. Messinger today issued the following statement commending President Obama for his recent leadership in addressing the serious and complicated situation in Sudan: "President Obama has demonstrated true statesmanship in attending the recent ministerial-level meeting at the United Nations where he...

2009-10-08 16:03:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudan Now campaign today released the following statement regarding the Obama administration's policy toward the government of Sudan: President Barack Obama will soon announce the long-awaited results of his administration's Sudan policy review. The President's National Security Team has agreed on a white paper and forwarded it to him for his approval. While the agreed-upon policy appears to be well-calibrated approach of incentives...

2009-05-22 14:06:00

FIRST AMENDMENT ROOM NATIONAL PRESS CLUB TUESDAY MAY 26, 2009NOON - 3 PM "Sudan is a priority for this Administration, particularly at a time when it cries out for peace and for justice. As we work to bring peace to Darfur, we will continue to work with both parties to Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement to ensure its full implementation. All parties must see this through if Sudan and the surrounding region are to enjoy lasting stability." -- President Obama, March 18, 2009. WASHINGTON,...

2008-09-20 12:00:54

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 17 September [Report by Daniel Van Oudenaren: "Surgeons Train for Trauma Cases in Juba Hospital"] Twenty-six surgeons and doctors from southern Sudan are attending a war surgery seminar that started in Juba on Sept. 17, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced from Khartoum. The three-day seminar is lead by Dr Gunter Wimhofer, an ICRC surgeon who has practiced in Democratic Republic...

2008-08-14 15:00:47

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 12 August Abyei has been successfully cleared of unexploded bombs and land mines, the United Nations Mine Action Office (UNMAO) said in a press statement today. "UNMAO has successfully cleared Abyei of unexploded ordnance (UXO)," the statement said. It further said that UN humanitarian agencies and NGOs will now be able to return to the area and provide much-needed support to the remaining population and...

2005-11-29 15:09:01

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - Two Darfur rebel movements spoke with one voice at the launch of a seventh round of peace talks with the Sudanese government on Tuesday, acting on a pledge to halt infighting that has hampered progress. The Sudan Liberation Army (SLA), whose two rival leaders agreed just before the talks in the Nigerian capital to put their arguments on hold, and the smaller Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), said they were committed to reaching a just and...

2005-08-03 07:29:35

By Katie Nguyen NEW SITE, Sudan (Reuters) - The new leader of southern Sudan met with top U.S. and South African envoys on Wednesday as part of a diplomatic push to maintain the fragile peace accord in Africa's largest country. Salva Kiir -- who took over the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) after former rebel leader and vice-president John Garang's death in a weekend helicopter crash -- also pledged to fight for peace in the western region of Darfur. Assistant Secretary of State...


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