Khartoum - Sudan's Minister of Interior has reaffirmed his ministry's keenness to provide South Sudan’s police with all assistance required, together with the continuity of coordination and voluntary return programs and harmonization of the conditions of citizens' residing in each country.
At his meeting with South Sudan's counterpart last Monday, Sudan's Minister of interior stressed on joint cooperation in all security fields, re-energizing the work of the committee assigning the four freedoms and movement of citizens in both countries. Hamid reportedly disclosed that the joint meeting comprised police senior officers in both countries with the discussions focusing on security and criminal issues of common concern to both countries , especially those connected with smuggling, spread of arms , campaigning against subversive group activities and exchange of prisoners .
For his part, South Sudan’s Minister of Interior stressed the importance of strengthening police relations between the two countries, particularly in the fields of training and benefit from Sudan's police experiences.
In a separate development, Sudan's Minister of Interior met with the delegation of the committee for containing the conflict between the Darfuri tribes of Rizeigat and Malaya. The Minister praised the committee role in sparing bloodshed, urging formation of mechanisms which help control tribal conflicts.
By Mohamed Omar El-Haj
(Sudan Vision Daily)