RSF Welcomes 7 Days Ceasefire, Thanks US, Saudi Arabia
Rapid Support Forces, RSF, one of the warring parties at war in Sudan have commended the governments of United States of America and Saudi Arabia following the seven days ceasefire and reforms facilitated by the two countries.
RSF made the commendation on Sunday evening via its verified twitter handle.
Saudi Arabia and United States of America on Saturday late hours announced that the representatives of the Sudanese Armed Forces, SAF and Rapid Support Forces, RSF have agreed to seven days humanitarian ceasefire scheduled to begin few hours from now by 9:45pm Khartoum time. The representatives of the two warring parties signed the agreement on Saturday after more than two weeks since talks began at the Saudi Arabia port city of Jeddah.
RSF in a statement, said it welcomes the signing of the Jeddah agreement and the temporary ceasefire.
RSF said in quote: “The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) acknowledges and welcomes the signing of the Jeddah Agreement on May 21. This temporary ceasefire is aimed at facilitating aid to civilians and ensuring the operation of essential services such as water, electricity, and telecommunications.
“The RSF expresses its gratitude to Saudi Arabia, the United States, and other countries that have lent their support to Sudan in these trying times.
“We are committed to observing the ceasefire, which will officially commence on Monday evening, and to facilitating the distribution of humanitarian aid. We will also work to open safe passages for civilians, reducing the burden faced by our people.
“The RSF stands ready to resolve as swiftly as possible the cycle of injustice and oppression that has marred our nation for too long. We pledge to enact military and security reforms to promote stability in Sudan. Our people deserve a dignified life in a free, democratic, secure, and stable country.
“The aspirations of our youth, who rallied under the call for “Freedom, Peace, and Justice” will not be in vain.
“Sudan belongs to all its people. We are all equal in rights and responsibilities, with the sovereignty belonging solely to the people of Sudan. Tyranny has no place in our land”.
Efforts to get the Sudanese Armed Forces, SAF statement on the first ever signed ceasefire truce since the war began on April 15, proved abortive as more efforts are continuously made to authenticate the SAF media handle.