The 15 members of the UN Security Council on Wednesday expressed their support for the efforts of the UN Security Council in a closed meeting on Wednesday during a closed meeting on Wednesday of their support for the efforts of the UN Security Council. UN envoy to Sudan Volker Perthes in an effort to conduct indirect negotiations between the civilian and military components, diplomatic sources said.
A diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the session was “interrupted by questions” from Russia, China and African members of the council, Kenya, Gabon and Ghana, “but that there was no real opposition “.
Another diplomat, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said during the session “there was broad support for Envoy Perthes and his efforts”.
Diplomatic sources said that during the session Germany’s Perthes elaborated on his approach to the crisis and ways to resolve it, stressing that “both sides themselves want indirect negotiations” to help resolve the issue. crisis.
Perthes had indicated at a press conference in Khartoum on Monday that he wished, as a first step, to meet with each party separately, to move on to a second step during which negotiations would take place between the two parties, which ‘they are direct or indirect. .
The Security Council held its meeting at the request of Great Britain, the United States, France, Norway, Ireland and Albania.