"The ministry of foreign affairs would like to welcome, recognize and extend its appreciation to the AUPSC
for its fundamental support which is a positive realization as was promised during the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) council of ministers meeting held in Juba on May 8, 2019, and Addis Ababa on Aug.21 respectively," partly reads the foreign ministry's statement.
The statement added that Moussa called on the AUPSC
and the Joint Mediator called to exert more efforts for overcoming the obstacles and pushing the Sudanese parties to achieve peace as soon as possible.
After several years of talks on the conflict in the Two-Areas, in 2014 the AUPSC
extended the scope of the talks and included Darfur armed groups as well as the political opposition groups.
Members of the AUPSC
are in South Sudan for a six-day consultation visit.
In a meeting held on 20 February 2018, the AUPSC
said concerned by the "unnecessarily prolonged" process for peace in Darfur and called for a rapid resolution of the 15-year conflict.
Before 2011, there was a separation between the joint chief mediator and the UNAMID head but the then JSR Ibrahim Gambari took the job in July 2011 after the resignation of the chief mediator Djibril Bassole who had been criticised by the AUPSC
for neglecting the conclusions of a report by Thabo Mbeki about the need for a comprehensive process for the whole Sudan.
January 15, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government delegation for the Two Areas talks said the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC
) didn't notify Sudan that the East African regional bloc IGAD would carry out the mediation effort instead of the African mediator Thabo Mbeki.
September 8, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) -- The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC
) on Friday held their 11th Annual Joint Consultative meeting here in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa at the AU Headquarters.
It will also lead the UNSC delegation, which will participate at the 11th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting with the AUPSC
, scheduled to take place on 7 and 8 September 2017 at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa.
June 14, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - The African Union Peace and Security Council of (AUPSC
) on Monday extended for 12 months the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
In press statements after the meeting of presidential aide Ibrahim Mahmoud with the visiting delegation of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC
), Sudan's permanent representative to the AU, Jamal Ibrahim, said the tripartite team has signed the exit decision of the Mission from some areas in Darfur.
May 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A visiting delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC
) Thursday has acknowledged the improvement of the situation in Darfur region, however, it underscored that security challenges in Jebel Marra area prevent the return of displaced civilians to their homes.