Khartoum, Darfour rebels extend ceasefire
Sudan, Politics, 11/6/2003
Chad's government said that the Sudanese government and the rebels of the Sudan's Liberation Front who are stationed in Darfour area decided to extend ceasefire
The radio quoted a joint statement as saying that the two delegations of the government and the movements who are have been in negotiation since last Tuesday in Abishi to the east of Chad also agreed to halt all military actions and that the rebels of the Sudan's Liberation Movement offered 30 days to prepare appendixes decided in the agreements of September this year.
The Sudanese government and the rebels of the Sudan's Liberation Movement signed on September 3rd in Abishi a ceasefire agreement for 45 days over which negotiations were made following Chad's mediation.
They started discussions on October 26 to reach a comprehensive peace according to a ceasefire agreement. The rebels of Darfour call for improving this semi arid area at the economic level.
The Sudan's Liberation Movement started in February, 2003 and since then the fighting resulted in killing 3,000 persons and hundreds thousands of displaced in Sudan and thousands of refugees in Chad.
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