The Parties agreed to form a Joint Political Committee to address all issues relevant to Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan States, guided by agreed on principles, including inclusive governance, balanced development, popular consultations and a peaceful and prosperous future. The mandate of the Joint Political Committee would include implementation of the outstanding provisions of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, achievement of the goals of Popular Consultation, inclusive national political process, etc. The Parties agreed to form a joint committee to discuss issues of national concern, including an inclusive Constitutional review process. The Parties affirmed the right of SPLMN to continue as a political party. As a basis for security arrangements, the Parties agreed that Sudan will have one national army and that the SPLA forces from Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan would be integrated into the national armed forces, other security forces or civil service, or undergo DDR.