These unfortunate incidents seems to recur again and again. Another deadly clash in Abyei leaves at least one person dead as fighting erupts between the SAF and the SPLA soldiers in the Joint police and military forces.
How can this be remidied? I believe these kinds of incidences are rooted in the animosity of the past 50 years of the Sudanese history. There is complete lack of trust in each other. A simple dispute can be blown out of proportion from both sides. This must end.
Once and agreemnt has been signed, it is a signal to all people that war is not and option in solving our problems anymore. It is time to try other avenues.
As the politicians and the UNAMIS say, "I urge the parties to exercise restrain . . ."