A second armed movement group has been moved out of al-Fasher, North Darfur, in accordance with the new order decreeing all armed movements be removed from Khartoum and other cities.
The Justice and Equality Movement, led by the Minister of Finance Dr. Jibreel Ibrahim, announced today it will be moving its troops out of al-Fasher in accordance with the sovereignty council’s new security arrangements.
The president of the security arrangements committee, Siddiq Bangoo, said that the Justice and Equality Movement had left the state of al-Fasher and handed over their headquarters to state authorities.
Bangoo added that this makes the JEM the second movement to exit a major state after Minawi’s Sudan Liberation Movement troops were moved out on the 28th of February.
A meeting held on the 14th of February, presided by the leader of the security council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, had ordained that all armed resistance forces were to exit Khartoum and other major states.
The state of al-Fasher had hosted a meeting on February 2nd presided by the leader of the putschist sovereignty council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and his second in command Mohammad Hamdan Dagalo, regarding the implementation of the security arrangements mentioned in the Juba Peace accord.