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Forces arrive to implement peace among South Darfur tribes

August 24 - 2016 NYALA
UK Ambassador to Sudan, Michael Aaron
UK Ambassador to Sudan, Michael Aaron

The South Darfur state government has announced the arrival of armed forces, police, security apparatus, and a prosecutor in Shattaya locality to begin implementation of the decisions of the peaceful coexistence conference for Shattaya tribes.

On Tuesday Hassan Khamis Jiro, the Minister of Local Government in South Darfur, told reporters about the formation of a mechanism of the tribes, four from each tribe with security agencies to work on the ground so as to return the farms and houses to their owners by mutual consent and not to cover-up for the thefts and crimes.

The Minister said that the state began the deployment of troops on the ground to move to return the rights to their owners.

British ambassador

On Tuesday, the British ambassador to Sudan, Michael Aaron, visited the South Darfur capital of Nyala, and held talks with the Governor of South Darfur, Adam El Faki in the presence of United Nations. The visit focused on the security and humanitarian situation and the needs of the state.

Ambassador Aaron said he would visit the two areas in South Darfur in order to expand development and water projects, this as well as cooperating with the state government to implement development and stability strategy.

The ambassador said that the ultimate solution to Sudan's problems lies in the achievement of peace. He stressed his country's support for the peace efforts, stability and development in Sudan and Darfur in particular.

The Governor of South Darfur said that the British ambassador will visit some of the camps for the displaced “to take the state out of war to a social and sustainable peace”.

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