Sudanese sources said today, Friday, that the army and the Rapid Support Forces signed a preliminary agreement in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
According to the sources, the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces announced their commitment to conducting humanitarian work and meeting the needs of civilians.
The declaration included the army and the Rapid Support Forces affirming their commitment to ensuring the protection of civilians, and providing them with safe passage from areas of hostilities.
The most prominent items of the advertisement signed in Jeddah
* The army and the Rapid Support Forces stress the need to allow safe passage for humanitarian workers.
* Commitment to the sovereignty of Sudan, and the preservation of its unity and territorial integrity.
The interests and safety of the Sudanese people are a major priority.
* Protecting all private and public facilities in Sudan, and refraining from using them for military purposes.
Adopt simple procedures for all arrangements related to humanitarian relief operations in Sudan.
* Commitment to the declaration will not affect the legal, security or political situation of the signatory parties.
The delegations of the army and the Rapid Support Forces held meetings a few days ago under the auspices of the United States and Saudi Arabia in the city of Jeddah.
The negotiations between the two sides aimed at reaching a real truce, and allowing the arrival of relief workers and supplies, after repeated declarations of a cease-fire failed to stop the fighting, which left millions trapped in their homes and areas.