Bashir meets Machar today
UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 16 October 2007
An SPLM delegation, headed by Riak Machar, is scheduled to meet today with president al Bashir. During the meeting the two parties are expected to discuss the memo of the FVP Kiir on suspending SPLM participation in the Federal Government.
The GoSS Minister for Presidential Affairs, Dr. Luka Biong, said their visit to Khartoum intends to agree with the NCP officials on a mechanism which could encourage continuous dialogue on obstacles hindering SPLM-NCP partnership.