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April 18, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Sudanese FirstVice President paid on Saturday a short visit to Addis Ababa where he held talks with the Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on electoral process and bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Southern Sudan.

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Sudanese First Vice President Salva Kiir (Photo courtesy of Larco Lomayat)

The Sudanese foreign minister Deng Alor who travelled with the President of southern Sudan Government said the visit came in response of an invitation by the Ethiopian Prime Minister.

Zenawi who is the also the current chairman of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) attended a meeting dedicated to the Sudan by the regional body last month in Nairobi.

At the time that the IGAD, which brokered the 2005 accords, would send a ministerial team to Sudan to evaluate the progress in the implementation of CPA. He added that some components of the peace agreement are waiting for implementation and member states have the diplomatic responsibility in handling to the challenges facing along the way.

The Sudanese government represented at the meeting by FVP Salva Kiir and the Second Vice President Ali Osman Taha informed the meeting on their decision to launch the delayed demarcation between south and north Sudan and a referendum commission to be setup soon.

Ethiopia and southern Sudan signed a series of agreement dealing with a number of joint projects on the border areas but also on development and constructions projects to be implemented by Ethiopian companies.

The official ENA reported that the two parties discussed on the current situation in Sudan and regional issues, adding Meles expressed hopes that all the parties would be satisfied with the election which are held in a peaceful manner.

He also said keen to further enhance trade and investment relations with the southern Sudan.

(ST)

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  • 19 April 2010 06:01, by Gatwech

    Bravo Kiir,

    It is wise to seek recognition of elections results ahead of official announcement. You and your twin candidate, Dr. Machar are going to win in the South for sure, while Bashir wins in the North. The CPA continues!

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    • 19 April 2010 10:55, by SPLA

      Gatwech,

      By associating Kiir and Traitor Machar names in everything that Kiir does will not help Traitor Machar. Thousand years to come, Riek Machar will always be remember as a Traitor, visionless, Killer and most importantly, the one who stabbed the movement at the back when the SPLM/A almost defeated SAF militarily.

      You can promote him all you want but the fact is that, Traitor Machar is not a leader. He never lead any organization successfully. He is a disgrace to Nuer people and to South Sudan in general.

      SPLA

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  • 19 April 2010 06:01, by murlescrewed

    SPLM-PF members,

    Mr. Kiir can enlighten Meles Zenawi on how he managed to whim out and vote for a criminal president instead of casting a protest vote. What a bleeding heart. Kiir’s mortally wounded by the blunders he has made in the run-up to election and he will pay dearly.

    Bashir can now go ahead and make the referendum process as hellish as possible and hopefully, Kiir and traitor riek will reconsider going ahead with the referendum and hopefully give up. These two headless leaders are so afraid of going back to war that they will not even consider it if Bashir started peeing on the CPA document.

    Mr. Nafie and Bashir can smile confidently and do what no southerner thought could be done. Keep Sudan united.

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    • 19 April 2010 06:10, by Gatwech

      So what you long for is to see NCP and SPLM going back to war, ya northern opposition traitor?

      Leave the true nationalists, Kiir/Dr. Machar alone because they know where they are rowing the boat to whether with ballot or bullet.

      Who in the northern opposition hyenas do you think can give the South referendum/independence in a silver plate?

      Bashir signed the CPA on self-determination, implemented 90% it it, given the South a breathing space for five good years, etc.

      Who in the northern hyenas in the characters of Yasser Arman, Sadiq al-Mahdi, Dr. Turabi, etc. who are all known for hating referendum, can give the South the referendum in golden/silver plate? Tell me ya mr. traitor?

      Kiir/Dr. Machar know what they are doing. "With ballot or bullet, South Sudan shall be free."

      No chance for strangers in the camp of the northern hyenas who are currently loaded in a sinking ship........

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      • 19 April 2010 06:30, by Kuany Dak

        Dear all,

        Good step right now by Saliva Kiir, unilateral relation of south sudan and Ethiopia is good thing to help develop neighboring counties in the Upper Nile state. AGAD is chaired by meles, referendum is underway in 2011.

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  • 19 April 2010 06:20, by Dinka Boy

    we need relation with the neighboring countries. Ethiopia has been our strong friend during hard time. Please Salva Kiir and Prime Minster Meles Zenawi need to maintain the peaceful friendship that they had.

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    • 19 April 2010 07:10, by Gatwech

      Ahahahahahahaaaaaa.............Confused Dinka Boy (aka Murlscrewed) jumping up and down, left and right. What a confused black northerner.

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    • 19 April 2010 07:33, by Dengtaath

      Dinka boy, is not the same Ethiopia that was your friend, becareful! But, however, though an architec (Derge regime) who shaped SPLA military is overthrown, yes we do acknowledged the support, but make sure is not the same Ethiopia that you knew.

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      • 19 April 2010 10:23, by Toposa Boy Southerner

        The Dinkas government is almost about to go ,
        Southerners will soon be free for ever and ever from this useless tribe disgraceful to us
        De day almost coming
        Southerners must work hard to get ready of Dinkas useless animals

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        • 19 April 2010 12:18, by wacjak

          Dear Toposa boy or whatever you called yourself!

          What a disgrace person amongst the South Sudanese community?

          You have indeed shamed us the Southerners by writing such an obnoxious statement which will be read all over the world today.

          However, at least reading between the line, one would automatically dismiss that swift generalization and only looks into the name itself which speaks thousands of words alone. There we find the answer as to who could barbarically, unsophistically and uselessly write like that. It is non-other than the Toposa, a minute tribe still in the Ramphithicus stage.

          It is true that the Dinkas have dominated the GOSS but this is due to their capability and what of you the Toposa?
          You are a shameless dog and if that is what you are planning be rest assure the tribe is already on your neck.

          What will you gain and how shall you surely manage to make that genocide of yours? This genocidal spirit will not take you any where.

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          • 19 April 2010 12:50, by Dengtaath

            Ladies and gentlemen, I can feel a real battle here between Wacjak and Taposa boy. Is no good to fight, Taposa boy, please calm down.

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        • 19 April 2010 12:49, by Bigbaby

          Without that tribe called Dinka, slave trade would have been continuing right now. So be careful what you wishing for. You should be appreciating all the blood we have shaded for your lonely ass. Out of the deads heroes, 99.9 precent are Dinka. Therefore give the game to the best candidate that can take you to the championship.

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          • 19 April 2010 12:56, by Dengtaath

            Bigbaby you are fueling the battle between Wacjak and Taposa boy and also inviting others internet wariors. Wacjak made sense in his response to Tapoasa boy but you didn’t make sense at all, don’t fuel the battle with your 99.9 dead heros whom you cliam as all are Dinka.

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            • 19 April 2010 13:55, by Bigbaby

              Sorry, but i was repplying to the son of gun who is calling for the varnishing of the Dinka government. this the right message in the wrong place.

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