Africa Intelligence said Qatar will hold a meeting between Darfur fighters in Libya and the Sudanese army in Doha in early March.

The website added that following the two previous meetings between fighters from the so-called "Democratic Path Forces" coalition and the military, both parties are now expected to put the finishing touches to a political and security roadmap with the aim of holding negotiations, held under the auspices of French NGO Promediation to allow the mercenaries - stationed in Libya, to return to Sudan and integrate into the army.

It also said that the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces (RSF), led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, aka Hemeti, will attend the next meeting in Doha.