Machar also told Miraya FM that the Government of Southern Sudan and SPLM believe that the number of seats allocated for southerners in the National Assembly should not be less than (30%). He said that this would be an essential step to resolve the disputed national census results.
Meanwhile, a leading member of the National Congress Party, Rabi' Abdel Atti (pictured left), said that the Comprehensive Peace Agreement's partners agreed to review the National Elections Law. Speaking to Miraya FM, Abdel Atti said that his party will work towards reaching a consensus on the number of SPLM seats in the National Assembly. However, he pointed out that the step is not a compromise for the disputed census results.