NCP is studying SPLM proposals to resolve Abyei problem, SRSG meets with Salva Kiir

Media Monitoring Report, May 28, 2008
(Al-Rai Al-Aam)

NCP and SPLM Joint Political Committee was asked to find a solution to the Abyei problem within 72 hours and submit report to the NCP and SPLM Executive Committee.

A fact-finding mission will be undertaken to Abyei today to inspect humanitarian situations in the area.

GoSS Vice President Riek Machar told Miraya FM that SPLM submitted proposals to resolve Abyei crisis at a joint NCP-SPLM meeting yesterday which was co-chaired by Machar and Taha.

On the other hand, SRSG Ashraf Qazi met yesterday with the FVP Salva Kiir and discussed with him ways to end crisis in Abyei. In press statements, Mr. Qazi has emphasized the need for withdrawal of SAF and SPLA from Abyei to allow the peacekeepers and humanitarian organizations to perform their work.


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