Khartoum, – Leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) Saturday acknowledged that its deputy chairman Abdulaziz Al-Hilu has tendered his resignation but didn’t mention whether or not it was accepted.

In a press release issued Saturday, SPLM-N Chairman Malik Agar confirmed his deputy’s resignation, denying that any changes have taken place on SPLM-N political and military structure including its negotiating team with the government. “The resignation is true and it would be handled properly,” Agar said.

Head of the National Congress (Sudan Ruling Party) in South Kordofan State, Hadi Osman Ando, explained that the resignation of Abdulaziz Al Hilu from the leadership of the People’s Movement confirms the extent of the disturbance overwhelming the northern sector and the divergence of political positions between its leadership on the issue of peace Noting that these positions led some of the leaders to take positions contrary to what they have been supporting for long periods.

Ando said in a statement carried by Sudan news agency (SUNA) that the SPLM is back on track because dialogue is the only way to resolve the issues. He added that the continuation of the North Sector and the withdrawal of confidence from its President and Secretary General is a trend towards a positive path leading to a comprehensive peace. (Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile), as well as the awareness of some leaders of South Kordofan in the ranks of the People’s Movement and their backing up for the right track and may reveal the methods and conspiracies used by the leaders of the Movement . (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency