Genaina, July 29(SUNA)-The Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council(TSC), Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo has affirmed that the West Darfur State host to “Peace Festival” today was an evidence for state recovery from disputes and conflicts West Darfur State has suffered for three years and during which lives of a number of people were claimed without justification.
Speaking to “Radio Conference” program today from Genaina, capital of West Darfur State, Daglo, has thanked all who contributed to achievement of peace which has become a reality, disclosing that the state components has renounced division and hate and that spirit of reconciliation and tolerance has prevailed among them.
He stated that Sudan has long suffered from seditions and that the government is determined to impose the state prestige after reconciliations which have been made as well as repatriating the displaced people to their home villages.
Daglo pointed out that the goal of this unprecedented cultural and sport festival at Genaina city is to boost spirit of tolerance and forgiveness in all Darfur States as well as renouncing the hate speech and division.
“ We are in this state for about two months and we brought peace into reality” he added.
The TSC Vice-President indicated to problems of Darfur States, saying that the Juba Peace Agreement has addressed those issues , stressing the necessity of addressing the root causes of the problem and stopping the sedition which has exacerbated after the change and uncovering those who stand behind it.
He called for not exploiting the freedom which , he explained, does not mean chao.
With regard to the spread of weapons in the states of Darfur, he stressed that it has existed since ancient times, but it has worsened since the declaration of the rebellion in 2003, and also after the formation of the popular defense, the border guards and the security of tribes, pointing out that efforts were made in the past to collect them, but the nature of the region and the concealment of weapons by citizens, especially shepherds, who own several weapons made it difficult to collect them.
Daglo also revealed collection of thousands of motorcycles which have been used in negative phenomena and stressed importance of stability of countries of the region, especially the sister Libya, especially in its desert where all kinds of crime are committed , expressing hope that it will be stable and enjoy security and peace.
He revealed the emergence of some illegal trends from some of the movements that signed the peace deal through their licensing and legalization of arms. He pointed to the entry of weapons and vehicles into Jebel Marra in the name of the forces that signed the peace in Juba, stressing the need to know who brought the arms into Darfur.
The TSC Vice-President said that the security arrangements clause must be implemented after the graduation of a batch of security and civilians protection forces a few days ago to join the joint forces, stressing the necessity of assembling and specifying locations for the forces signing the Juba peace, adding, "We do not allow holding of arms without permission from the concerned authorities."
Referring to the tribal reconciliations and the events that took place a few days ago in the Azerni area, Daglo said that signing the peace does not mean that the one who signed it goes to Khartoum just following his signature, but rather he is responsible for any event that occurs by his clan.
He added that the joint forces once received information about occurrence of a tribal clash at Azerni area It moved immediately and stopped the fighting and arrested those who involved in the incident and that a number of them were deported to the prisons of Port- Sudan, affirming that the government is determined to impose the state authority and prevent chaos and negative phenomena.
Daglo underlined importance of the native administration role in achievement of peace and enactment of a law organizing its work.