The United Nations warned Monday that the ongoing battles in… Sudan between Army AndRapid Support Forces Approaching the border with a country South SudanAnd from Abyei area disputed between the two countries.
The United Nations envoy to… Horn of Africa Hannah Tetteh said that the ongoing conflict in Sudan has “major humanitarian, security and economic consequences that worry leaders in South Sudan.”
This came in a session of the UN Security Council devoted to the ongoing military conflict in Sudan between the army led by Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan And the Rapid Support Forces led by the team Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo, nicknamed Hemedti.
Tetteh discussed the military developments in Sudan, and the recent seizure of the airport and Balila oil field in the Sudanese state of West Kordofan.
The military confrontation between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces is approaching the outskirts of Abyei and the border with South Sudan.”
Tetteh explained that with this attack in West Kordofan, the Rapid Support Forces control “part of the border with South Sudan.”
I also warned of the repercussions of these battles on the fragile tribal balances in the region, especially among my tribe Misseriya And Dinka Ngok.
Abyei has long been an oil-rich country Tensions between members of the Ngok Dinka tribe and Misseriya herders who roam this area in search of pastures.
The Abyei region, located between Sudan and South Sudan, has been a point of tension between the two countries since the south gained its independence in July 2011.
For his part, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, said that the fighting in Sudan since last April “disrupted encouraging signals for dialogue between Sudan and South Sudan.”
He added that this conflict led to the suspension of the political process related to the final status of Abyei and border issues between the two countries.