Secretary-General Welcomes Memorandum of Understanding on Non-Aggression and Cooperation between Sudan, South Sudan

13 February 2012
SG/SM/14104-AFR/2335

Secretary-General Welcomes Memorandum of Understanding on Non-Aggression and Cooperation between Sudan, South Sudan

13 February 2012
Secretary-General
SG/SM/14104 AFR/2335
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Welcomes Memorandum of Understanding on Non-Aggression

 

and Cooperation between Sudan, South Sudan

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on Non-Aggression and Cooperation between the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan in Addis Ababa on 10 February 2012.

He urges both Governments to maintain the positive spirit that led to the signature of this Memorandum of Understanding, and abide by its provisions, including respect for each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, non-interference in the internal affairs of the other State, and reject the use of force in conducting their relations.  He also encourages them to reach agreements on all outstanding issues.

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