SECRETARY-GENERAL CONGRATULATES PARLIAMENTS OF SUDAN, SOUTH SUDAN FOR RATIFYING COOPERATION AGREEMENTS

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SECRETARY-GENERAL CONGRATULATES PARLIAMENTS OF SUDAN, SOUTH SUDAN FOR RATIFYING COOPERATION AGREEMENTS

 

NEW YORK, October 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

 

The Secretary-General congratulates the Parliaments of South Sudan and Sudan for ratifying the cooperation agreements signed by Presidents Salva Kiir and Omer al-Bashir in Addis Ababa on 27 September.

 

The Secretary-General urges both countries to now embark on the implementation of all the agreements they have signed and proceed immediately with the operationalization of their Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism.

 

The Secretary-General calls on both parties to continue their constructive engagement with the African Union High-level Implementation Panel, notably to agree on a process to settle the issue of remaining disputed and claimed areas and the determination of the final status of Abyei. The United Nations stands ready to…

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