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|November 2, 2008|
A delegation from the SPLM led by Secretary General Pagan Amum held a two-day meeting with JEM chairman Khalil Ibrahim in Darfur near the Chadian border. The meeting was "historical, constructive and successful" said Ahmed Hussein Adam, the spokesperson of the rebel group. The SPLM -JEM leadership meeting of the two political movements could intervene very soon Ahmed added without further details. Salva Kiir and Khalil Ibrahim will discuss the peace process to reach a common ground also they would discuss the bilateral relationship between the two parties.
Pagan Amum, his deputy Yasir Arman and the head of southern Sudan office in Washington, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, are in Chad for talks with the Chadian officials and Darfur rebel movements in a bid to mend Sudan-Chad tension and discuss Darfur peace efforts.
In a meeting that lasted two days the two delegations discussed "ways to preserve the unity of Sudan, reach a fair and lasting peace in Darfur and to achieve full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement" Adam told Sudan Tribune.