Chad Foreign Minister Hails Qatar’s Role in Achieving Peace in Darfur

Doha, – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chad, Moussa Faki, on Friday praised the significant role being played by the State of Qatar to achieve peace in the Darfur region of Sudan and its keenness to develop it.

He said in statements to Qatari Arabic daily (Arrayah) that the State of Qatar played a leading role to achieve peace in Darfur, which was culminated by the signing of the Darfur Peace Agreement (DPA), stressing that the Doha Forum is the platform for dialogue to bring peace to Darfur.

Faki urged the non-signatory armed movements of the Darfur Peace Agreement to engage in the peace process, explaining that ‘we are trying to contact these movements who have to understand that negotiation and dialogue is the way to achieve peace, development and stability and resolve the crisis” in Darfur.

The Chadian top diplomat welcomed those who want peace and are keen to join the Doha Agreement, stressing that the Doha forum is the foundation for any peace process.

On Chad’s role in Darfur, Faki said his country is member in the Follow-Up Committee of the Darfur Peace headed the State of Qatar and it is working total coordination and cooperation with Qatar and all concerned parties.

Faki also stressed that the border between Chad and Sudan has become safe and free of armed movements.

Source: Qatar News Agency