Sudanese foreign minister in Juba to assess peace implementation
The Sudanese foreign minister Ali el Sadig arrived in the capital Juba on Monday afternoon for meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit to assess the implementation process of the revitalized peace agreement.
JUBA – The Sudanese foreign minister Ali el Sadig arrived in the capital Juba on Monday afternoon for meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit to assess the implementation process of the revitalized peace agreement.
In a statement, President Kiir’s office said the visiting Sudanese diplomat held meeting with the president and discussed bilateral relations as well as the implementation process of South Sudan’s revitalized peace agreement.
“President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Monday received and held a meeting with Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali al- Sadiq on how to foster the existing bilateral relations between South Sudan and Sudan. They also discussed about the status of the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement,” the presidency statement reads in part.
The statement said the top Sudanese diplomat met the South Sudanese head of state “in a capacity as a Special Envoy of H.E. Gen. Abdel Fattah el Burhan and a Chairperson of Council of Ministers of IGAD.”
The high-level meeting between the president and the Sudanese envoy was also attended by the presidential affairs minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin as well as the minister of foreign affairs Mayiik Ayii Deng.
Mayiik who spoke to the media following the meeting said Kiir “briefed the Sudanese foreign minister that the political parties are having consultative meetings on the proposed roadmap and hopefully once it has been finalized, Sudan will be the first Country to be briefed with the final agreed roadmap, as one of the guarantors of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.”
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