KHARTOUM – South Sudan’s ministers of defense, Angelina Teny, interior, General Paul Mayom Akec, and foreign affairs, Beatrice Khamis Wani, have this evening arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, according to a defense ministry media official.
Colonel Lam Paul Gabriel, the SPLA-IO deputy spokesman and the press secretary for the ministry of defense said in a brief statement seen by Sudans Post that the senior government officials were accompanied by the army chief, General Johnson Juma Akot, Inspector General of Police, General Majak Akec, and military intelligence chief, General Riing Tueny.
Lam did not clearly stated reasons for the visit.
“Today 26/10/2020, the Minister of Defense and Veterans’ Affairs, Hon. Angelina Jany Teny led a High level delegation of RTGONU composed of the Minister of Interior, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, CDF, IGP, Chief of MI and other dignitaries to Khartoum on National duties,” Lam said in the statement seen by Sudans Post.
“The delegation arrived safely in Khartoum and were well received by their counterparts at Khartoum International Airport,” the statement added.
Although the reasons for the visit remains unclear, Sudan is one of the guarantors of peace and the country had at one point pledged to support the training of South Sudan’s would-be unified national army.
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