The President of the Republic, and current chairman of the Arab Summit, Abdelmadjid Tebboune has sent messages to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General (SG), the current chairman of the African Union (AU), and the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), as part of a common and unified approach to stop the fighting in Sudan.
“As part of his careful and continuous monitoring of the dangerous developments in the Republic of Sudan, the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, current President of the Arab League at the Summit level, has sent messages today to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, the current President of the African Union, President of the Republic of Comoros, Osmani Ghazali, and the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu,” said the statement.
“The initiative of the President of the Republic comes in the context of the accelerated deterioration of the situation in Sudan, against the background of continuing armed clashes between the Sudanese Army and the Rapid Support Forces, causing heavy human and material losses, which requires international action to stop the bloodshed and return to the peace process for the settlement of the deep Sudanese crisis,” said the same source.
The President of the Republic stressed in his three messages that “the dangerous and regrettable developments in the Republic of Sudan, a brotherly country, with its internal complications and external repercussions, now pose a common challenge that requires the combined efforts of all regional and international actors,” the Presidency statement continued.
According to the same source, President Tebboune called for “joint and urgent action to avoid further escalation and put an end to the fighting between the Sudanese brothers, by urging them to prevail wisdom and give priority to dialogue in resolving their differences, while avoiding the Sudanese people the risks of engaging in the spiral of deadly violence that constitutes a danger to both social peace and the process of political settlement in Sudan.”
Hailing the individual steps taken by these organizations, the President of the Republic affirmed that “it is still possible to enhance them and to fructify the expected gains through collective efforts aimed at urging, with one voice, the brothers in Sudan to stop all confrontations immediately, and the need to make the supreme interest of the country prevail and to prevent bloodshed.”
On the same occasion, the current chairman of the Arab Summit highlighted “Algeria’s readiness to intensify its efforts in cooperation and collaboration with regional and international partners to effectively contribute to the efforts and steps to stop the clashes between the Sudanese brothers and urge them to quickly return to the peace process for a final and lasting settlement of the Sudanese crisis.”
In this regard, the President of the Republic called for “thinking about a common and unified approach between the four organizations (UN, AU, Arab League and IGAD) to help the Republic of Sudan to overcome the current crisis.”
“Pooling the efforts of international and regional actors, collectively and urgently, aims to work for a ceasefire, to calm the situation and establish a new era that meets the ambitions and aspirations of the Sudanese people brother to a dignified life in peace, harmony, and stability,” said the same source.