Some armed groups have not signed the agreement, which could be an obstacle to its success. From the beginning, the Sudanese Liberation Movement/Army Abdul Wahid Nur (SLM/A-AW), one of Darfur`s main armed groups, has refused to participate in peace talks. Nor has any agreement been reached with the People`s Movement for the Liberation of the South (SPLM-N) led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu, which controls parts of South Kordofan and Blue Nile. France welcomes the signing of peace agreements between the Sudanese interim government and armed movements in Juba on 3 October. These agreements are an essential first step towards peacemaking in Darfur and the two regions of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, after many years of deadly conflict. The Sudanese peace agreement is a historic peace agreement signed on 31 August 2020 in South Sudan by the Sudanese government led by Abdallah Hamdok and in the presence of the head of the Sudan Sovereignty Council. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, with the Sudan Revolutionary Front, which includes the five main Sudanese rebel groups, and at the head of the Justice and Equality Movement and the Sudan Liberation Movement, both from the Darfur region in the west, and the Sudan People`s Liberation Movement North, which is leading a rebellion against the Sudanese government of South Kordo and the Sudan Liberation Movement. The agreement aims to achieve stability and peace in Sudan after decades of civil conflict that is estimated to have killed more than 300,000 people and displaced more than two and a half million, especially after the conflict in Darfur has spread since 2003. Sudan`s interim government and several rebel groups have signed a peace agreement aimed at resolving years of wars that have left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced in different parts of the country. At least 48 people have been killed and many others injured in ethnic violence in Darfur.
The violence comes less than a week after a peace deal between the government and rebel groups in the troubled region. On Saturday, October 3, 2020, in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, the peace agreement between the Sudanese government and a series of armed movements was signed to resolve decades of conflict in Darfur, South Kordofan and South Blue Nile, resulting in the displacement of millions and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, with the participation of many sponsors, especially the United Arab Emirates. CAIRO – Leaders of Sudan`s interim government and a number of rebel groups signed a peace agreement Saturday in Juba, South Sudan`s capital, that observers hope will end nearly two decades of conflict in war-torn areas, including Darfur.