Sudan's rebel movement declares ending internal hostilities
(MENAFN) The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector have declared Saturday stopping internal fighting, proposing a ceasefire to end the division within the movement.
Leader of the movement Malik Agar said: 'The internal fighting between the movement's two factions will not benefit any party.'
He declared 'a comprehensive internal cessation of hostilities among the forces of the movement in all Blue Nile areas.'
The SPLM/northern sector has recently split into two factions, one led by Agar in Blue Nile area, and the other led by Abdel-Aziz Al-Hilu in South Kordofan area, as they two factions have fought several times.
Agar said: 'We have to engage in a reconciliation and unity program to unify the movement and hand over its leadership to a new generation that works for the unity of Sudan.'
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