Khartoum — Sudanese negotiating delegation to the political talks with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) accused the rebel group of hampering the process by seeking to include issues not related to the agenda.
Sudanese government and SPLM-N rebels are holding talks in Addis Ababa to reach a political settlement for the one-year conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile as provided in the UN Security Council resolution 2046.
The head of the Sudanese team, Kamal Obeid, said from Addis Ababa the SPLM-N handed to the mediation a five-page position paper that only dedicates one line and half to the issue of the talks: Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.
Obeid asserted that the SPLM-N in its paper dealt with issues that not pertinent to the process.
He also added that rebel group asked to open similar track to deal with the grievances of Darfur, east Sudan, Dams areas in northern Sudan, northern Kordofan and Gezira scheme in central Sudan.
In accordance to the UN resolution, the two parties have to discuss a political solution for the conflict based on a framework agreement they signed un June 2011.
The SPLM-N and its allies of Darfur rebel groups in the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) refuse to hold