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The Elections Commission refused to receive the memorandum of the Sudanese political powers in the protests filed by March 5, 2010. However, it then declined and accepted to take and study it.
The acceptance came after the strong pressure exerted by the opposition, which questioned the impartiality of the Elections Commission as well as to the pressure exerted by the opposition to the ruling party, which revealed by such acts other ways to pass fraudulent elections to stay in power legitimately (apparently) this time.
In addition, the ruling National Congress Party attributed the opposition's objections and questioning the decisions of the Elections Commission to what the party called external jamming to disrupt the elections.
Protests and demonstrations led by the strong political Juba front of political parties resulted in the escalation of demands from a number of countries in the IGAD to call the regime in Sudan to defer presidential and parliamentary elections in Sudan, which had been scheduled in April.
The political protests in Sudan sent urgent message to the political leaders of the states in IGAD to call the authorities in Sudan to defer a referendum in the autonomous self-ruled southern Sudan, which is expected to take place around the first of next year.
Diplomatic sources in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital city said that the summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD in East Africa, scheduled for next Tuesday in Nairobi will be discussing two issues. The first issue is postponing the elections in the Sudan and the second is postponing of the referendum on self-determination for the south.
The reasons that have given to this demand is that because the countries of the region believes that the Darfur Crisis is still continuing and other areas of Sudan is not ready for elections, which could complicate the situation in the country in case of conducting separation to the southern Sudan at the moment.
All this is the point of view of the IGAD countries, which sponsored the peace agreement in southern Sudan, and know that South Sudan is now unqualified to become an independent state next year if it opted for independence from the north of Sudan through the referendum on self-determination.
The political leaders of IGAD who advocate this view said that if the southern Sudan opted for independence from the north of Sudan next year, then this will lead to a failed state in southern Sudan.
They added that a failed state in southern Sudan will have a negative impact on regional security and stability.
Separation of southern Sudan can be transmitted to other neighbouring countries to encourage similar people to call for referendum and political self-determination.
Many countries in the region such as Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia actually suffer from similar problems.
In this context, President Isaias Afworki has asked Omar al Bashir, who visited Asmara last Friday to postpone the elections and the referendum for two years to create an atmosphere for implementation of the peace agreement in the south and resolve the Darfur crisis. However, al-Bashir refused to do so.
Delegation from the Eritrean government is expected to arrive next week to southern Sudan in an effort to convince Salva Kiir, the President of the Government of Southern Sudan, to postpone the referendum.
That would impose restrictions on the dictatorial regime in the North and compel it to change its position on this issue instead of the complexity it planned because of its intransigent.
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