Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on Sudan

United Nations Secretary-General welcomes the signing on 3 September of a joint agreement on principles by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and the Chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North Abdelaziz Al-Hilu

The Secretary-General welcomes the signing on 3 September of a joint agreement on principles by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and the Chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North Abdelaziz Al-Hilu. He considers this agreement a positive step, especially in the context of the initialing of the peace agreement between the government, the Sudan Revolutionary Front and the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)-Minni Minnawi faction earlier this week. 

The Secretary-General remains fully committed to supporting all efforts to achieve sustainable peace in the Sudan. The Secretary-General also calls on the Sudan Liberation Movement-Abdul Wahid Al-Nur to join the peace process so that a comprehensive solution can be found. 

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General 

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