The forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front agreed to continue the dialogue on the outstanding points inside and outside Khartoum to reach an agreement on the peace document attached to the constitutional document.
Speaking at a joint press conference with members of the MILF and Freedom and Change delegations in Cairo yesterday, the Revolutionary Front confirmed that Egypt is keen on peace regardless of the pulpit.
The Revolutionary Front also thanked Egypt for its support to the Sudanese people and its keenness to establish peace.
RUF leader Yasser Arman pledged their presence to participate in the celebration on August 17, which will happen after the return of the delegation of freedom and change to Khartoum, and transferred what was discussed in Cairo to the leadership of the forces of change, saying: «If the issues are resolved, a delegation from the front will attend to Khartoum».
Arman said the meeting with the forces of freedom and change was a continuation of attention to issues of peace and citizenship in Sudan. He added that negotiations between the two parties would take three years and would require a broad popular front throughout this period.
For its part, the forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change confirmed that Egypt has made great efforts to achieve the objectives of the Sudanese revolution, by hosting our meetings with the delegation of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front.
"We are keen in the coming period to complete the peace process in Sudan," said Abbas Madani, spokesman for the Declaration of Freedom and Change.
He added that all parties are serious and eager to achieve peace as soon as possible and to complete the talks in the coming period.
The leader of the forces of freedom and change, Wajdi Saleh, confirmed the existence of a number of outstanding issues during the negotiations between the delegations of the Revolutionary Front and the forces of freedom and change, which took place in Cairo.
Saleh said during a press conference that talks between the two sides are continuing to reach a permanent peace agreement.
Egypt hosted talks between the forces of freedom and change and the Revolutionary Front after the latter announced its reservation to the constitutional declaration, which was initialed on the fourth of this month.
The armed movements under the banner of the Revolutionary Front oppose not to include a number of central issues in the declaration, or to reformulate some of what has been agreed with the forces of freedom and change in the Addis Ababa talks.
For its part, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced that representatives of the most prominent protest movements in Sudan concluded yesterday evening a meeting hosted by Egypt, just days before the official signing of an agreement paving the way for the formation of a civilian government in Khartoum.
The ministry said in a statement that «the Arab Republic of Egypt hosted over the past two days an important meeting between the forces of freedom and change, including the Revolutionary Front, to achieve peace in Sudan as a major issue of concern to all brothers in Sudan, and in support of the constitutional document to be signed on 17 of this month ».
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry added that «the participants in the meeting exchanged views, and agreed to present what was reached to the leadership of the forces of freedom and change in Khartoum».
She stressed that «Egypt affirms to continue its contacts with brothers in Sudan, and neighboring countries of Sudan and the region, in order to achieve peace and stability there, and support the new Sudanese government in its quest to achieve the aspirations of the brotherly Sudanese people».
After months of negotiations between the leaders of the protest movement and the military council, which has been in power since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, the two sides reached an agreement in early August, on the transition to civilian rule within three years.
The historic Constitutional Declaration is to be signed at a ceremony on 17 August.
Sudan has been plagued by a political crisis since December, when protests against Bashir's rule began and continued after his overthrow, in protest against a military junta taking power.
• «Revolutionary Front» pledges its participation in the celebration of the signing of the Constitutional Declaration on August 17, what will happen understandings and procedures after the return of the delegation «Freedom and Change» to Khartoum.