Sudan partners realized biggest historic achievement - Kiir

November 21, 2007 (Sudan Tribune)

The First Vice-President and Chairman of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), Salva Kiir Mayadrit, said the National Congress Party and the SPLM have realized the biggest historic achievement in Sudan which is the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).

In a message addressed to the second session of conference of the NCP today, Salva Kiir, stressed SPLM commitment to the full implementation of the peace agreement. He said that there will never be return to war.

The message was read over by Deputy Chairman of the SPLM, Malik Aggar. The SPLM was represented by a delegation from Aggar, Yasir Arman and Kwal Manyang.

Kiir said that SPLM initiative to unite Darfur rebel groups in Juba came in the context the movement’s efforts for reaching durable peace and settlement of all the impediments that face the comprehensive peace process.

The SPLM leader expressed hopes that the holding of the NCP conference will provide a new opportunity to build mutual confidence between the NCP, the SPLM and the other political forces for the sake of peace democracy and the unity of Sudan.

In his address, the SPLM leader hoped that NCP conference will provide a good opportunity to confidence-building of between the SPLM and the National Congress and between all the political forces toward reaching peace, supporting democracy and maintaining Sudan’s unity.

Malik Aggar, who conveyed Kiir greetings to the chairman and members of the National Congress, said that the chairman of the SPLM will attend the concluding sitting of the NCP Conference. Aggar expressed a special greeting to Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, the co-peace maker with the late Dr. John Garang.


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