Sudan-South Sudan agrees to open the border crossing

Kuol Manyang

The meetings of the Joint Political Security Committee between the Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan,  has  resolved the issues of opening the crossings and activating the demilitarized zone, as well as reviewing the report of the joint monitoring mechanism

The head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dr. Kamal Abdul-Maarouf Al-Mahi, wile speaking to the press said that the parties have agreed to open the border within one month, in addition to activating the safe area demilitarized zone and forming joint teams under the auspices of No troops from both sides in the area

“We are looking forward to close ties through the opening of the crossings and the subsequent measures to take care of the common interests of the two countries and the two brotherly nations,” he said.

Kuol Manyang, South Sudan Minister of Defense reiterated that S.Sudan will be keen  to enforce all measures related to the opening of the crossings and the safe area demilitarized, pointing out that this step is intended to strengthen relations and ties and support security and stability in both countries.

Kuol praised Sudan’s role in mediating peace in S.Sudan, describing the role as positive and influential.

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