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Ethiopia warns of “regional conflict”, calls for withdrawal of foreign troops from S. Sudan

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February 10, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian government has issued a strong warning of a threat of a “regional conflict” in South Sudan unless the Ugandan troops withdraw from the area and avoid the trend.

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There are concerns that the ongoing presence of Ugandan troops, pictured here in Jonglei capital Bor, could further escalate the crisis in South Sudan and lead to regional conflict (Getty)

Officials in the past weeks expressed their frustration over Ugandan involvement in the inter South Sudanese conflict, However in his first direct statement against Ugandan role the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday called for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from South Sudan.

"Because of this intervention, the conflict might end up as a regional conflict because there are other interests also from other sides," Desalegn said, emphasising "I hope for the cessation of hostilities..., Ugandan forces and all other external forces must withdraw from that area phase by phase".

Sudan and Kenya also called for the withdrawal of foreign forces from South Sudan saying it hampers IGAD efforts to settle the conflict. However, Juba said it has the sovereign right to demand "friends" to support its efforts to maintain political stability in the country.

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition accused also the Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) of fighting them alongside the South Sudanese government forces.

The Sudanese media in Khartoum also reported that JEM rebels looted South Sudanese banks and stole vehicles and other private belongings, but did not mention their alleged fighting against the SPLM-In-Opposition rebels.

JEM spokesperson Gibril Bilal in a statement released on Monday denied the accusation, and reiterated that they have no any presence inside the South Sudanese territory.

The deadly violence in South Sudan erupted since mid-December when clashes between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar.

Ethiopia has a long tie with the people of South Sudan in which it supported and hosted the South Sudanese rebellion against Sudan in the 1970s through 1980s.

A chunk of its populations particularly in the Gambella region share cultures and languages with the neighbouring states of Upper Nile and Jonglei in South Sudan.

Ethiopia also has security and economic interests as well to safeguard and would not want to see the conflict flaring up and becoming more protracted at its borders through the interference of other regional countries such as Uganda.

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  • 11 February 09:04, by Wicdail

    Kirr is a gone case. You can see the way he behave.

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    • 11 February 09:06, by Mi diit

      Good, let Ethiopia join in and see where Mrs. Akiir Mayardit and her husband Yoweri Museveni will go. They want to mess up the region and go as foolish losers in the end.

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      • 11 February 09:27, by Tibs

        Fuck Ethiopia
        Declare your side, foolish county we host thousands of your prostitutes ladies & poor Ethiopian men looking for $$

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        • 11 February 09:36, by Sir King

          Tibs,
          It is because you don’t understand what is going since you were borne stupid like President Kiir was totally borne stupid if not. He should not invite Dictator Museveni troops to fight in South Sudan internal conflict. Look here! This war will remain a regional conflict and if it goes way, then Mayardit would have gone totally.

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          • 11 February 09:40, by Sir King

            - Other stupid Dinka, Nuer, Dor of Equatoria called Nuer and Dinka war; when it is not. And if you want to change the government, how would succeed without the helps of the other communities.
            Stop saying it to be a tribal war. I wish both Riek and Kiir go and look for another leader to lead us. South Sudanese are sick with your useless tribal campaign on public media. You must stop that!

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            • 11 February 09:42, by Sir King

              - If you talk of Dinka or Nuer while I support changes, don’t you think that as a Dinka or Nuer that I have change to defend my tribal? Please stop tribalising this war!

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              • 11 February 17:40, by Joseph Canada

                Listen here you Idiot! This war is a tribal war. The stupid president encouraged the nepotism from the beginning and tried to force himself to lead people. There is no equality in South Sudan unless some non Dinka become a leader. Every nation know that it was a tribal conflict and you Dinka are the only deniers. Wake up!

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          • 11 February 21:29, by Tibs

            Folk stopped existing you are sick & know nothing what politics means!(fool Sr. Cieth & Bias slave)
            The Ethiopia talk is empty threat is not even consider in International Medias.Read China reaction:::
            BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s efforts to help resolve a conflict in South Sudan mark a "new chapter" in Beijing’s foreign policy that will seek to engage more in Africa’s security, China’s top envoy

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            • 11 February 21:32, by Tibs

              to the continent said.
              But Zhong said China would proceed with caution, and he gave few details on how it would expand its role. "We are not the party to propose our own initiative, at least at this stage. So, we urge all parties concerned to respect an African solution proposed by African parties," he said.But Zhong said China would proceed with caution, and he gave few details on how it would

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              • 11 February 21:34, by Tibs

                expand its role. "We are not the party to propose our own initiative, at least at this stage. So, we urge all parties concerned to respect an African solution proposed by African parties," he said.
                Zhong said China would not take a position on the involvement of the Ugandan military, which rebels say gave air and ground support to government troops battling to recapture rebel-held towns before

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                • 11 February 21:37, by Tibs

                  the ceasefire. The Ugandan army has dismissed those allegations as "cheap lies".
                  "It is up to the conflicting parties ... to decide whether Uganda should still have their forces there or to withdraw them in time," Zhong said, adding he did not link the Ugandan military presence with a potential for a regional conflict.
                  Maintaining the ceasefire and creating stability to support a 2015 election

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                  • 11 February 21:44, by Tibs

                    would provide the best chance for a lasting resolution to the conflict, he said
                    Foods lover/Bloody thirty butchers
                    President Kiir is patriot South Sudanese and man of peace trustworthy by his words!fools he liberated you’re asshole from fake Arab. I see #Nuer militias & his preempt supporters are luck of reasoning....

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        • 11 February 10:09, by Bentiu son

          Congratulation Ethiopian Prime Minister for your firm stance against involvement of M7 Ugandan Army in support of Salva Kiir Genocidal regime.Yes,Ethiopian people had played significant roles during our long national army struggles since inception of Anya Anya One in 1955-1972,Anya Anya Two 1975-1983 n SPLA/M in 1983-2005 respectively.All those supports you had rendered to South Sudanese had been

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          • 11 February 10:18, by Bentiu son

            denied by current brutal Dinka Kingdom in Juba, whereby last week they acknowledge and appreciated the negative roles played by Ugandan n Kenyan during Sudan long civil but in-facts,Ethiopians had lost men/women in war n provided shelters,foods,sanitation,schools for our lost boys in Itang,Dimma n Pugindo refugees camps.We welcome your supports against dictators in region leads by M7 n his girlfri

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        • 11 February 11:27, by bianaathling

          Hey,Tibs Dog,
          u cannot manage to fuck Ethiopia but Ethipia can manage to fuck u and your uncle whisky who is confused in Juba and all of his roads are blocked by Dr. Machar internationally.instead of u wasting his time,deceiving him not to step down will lead him up no where otherwise he will died quickly while taking whisky in his dirty house u called state house.

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        • 11 February 12:22, by Hardlinner

          What regional conflict are ethiopians talking about. If they want to join/help rebels let them do it. All I know is uganda, eqypt, Eritrea and sudan are on stand by to help south sudan government. Egytian jets will soon be welcome to bomb ethiopian dam. So ethiopians should be careful or risk being destroy economically.

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        • 11 February 12:32, by Adodi Jotuwa

          It’s just empty threat because they have some Nyigateen in Ethiopian government. If another Dr. Fool Riek Machar appear in Ethiopia today demanding the leadership of Ethiopian government to step down or face rebellion, they’ll keep their mouth shut. Dr. Fool can be forcefully installed but another group will rebel before he finishes one or two months and the cycle of violence in RSS will continue.

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          • 11 February 12:37, by Adodi Jotuwa

            If that is what Ethiopia government wants, we are ready to die for an elected government because we know that elections in 2015 is just around the corner. Dr. Fool Riek Machar is sacked from the SPLM party. He’s formed his party or movement called South Sudan Resistance Movement (SSRM). We know that Ethiopia and IGAD have a problem of forming Monitoring and Verification Team (MVT). Period.

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            • 11 February 12:44, by Adodi Jotuwa

              Ugandan army can easily leave South Sudan if cease fire agreement is fully implemented, MVT is formed, operational and peace prevails in all parts of RSS. Or UPDF can be part of peace-keeping force that will be required in the near future if we don’t want the culture of violence not only in South Sudan but also in any African country. Empty threat is not needed.

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              • 11 February 12:53, by Adodi Jotuwa

                We don’t buy any threat that complicates further the current ongoing peace process. Since the fragile ceasefire agreement was signed, only forces loyal to Dr. Fool Riek Machar kept attacking the position of SPLA and innocent civilians and cattle camps, not vice versa. Is Ethiopia or IGAD is aware of this and why recruitment is going on in some of the few counties where the rebels are operating?

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          • 11 February 14:25, by Hardlinner

            That is true which reasonable group would accept to be under primitive with fake PHD. In fact rebellion will bring him down within one week if he ever have any impossible chance..

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        • 11 February 16:43, by Whortti Bor Manza

          Please learn the ethics of civilization. A woman is a woman. There are plenty of South Sudanese prostitutes in Juba alone. What will happen if Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Kenya side with Dr. Riek. It is a big shame for Kiir to depend on UPDF for his personal security. Where is the mighty SPLA as you claim? Come on you ignorant fellow.

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        • 11 February 17:32, by Kiir

          Tibs do you Dinka have income of or are you talking of Unity oil USD? SHAME on you Dinka. Your gay Kiir had stolen south Sudan money? Dinka will never rule south Sudan again believe me.
          Thank Ethiopia.

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          • 11 February 22:14, by Tibs

            You will die barking foolish! Who told you Bentiu oils are in Nuer land 98% of South wells are in Dinkas land & you Nuer have questions of owning Lands some parts states...

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      • 11 February 09:45, by michael coma

        Mii dit
        Ethiopia is nothing whether it join you Nuer.We will play hell dirty game now between Ethiopia and Egypt to fight each other before joining you.Ethiopia army must withdraw also from Abyei land too.

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        • 11 February 10:32, by Bentiu son

          BOR orphan boy aka Michael Coma,you think that UPDF will be there in Bor Town to protect your coward clan against Nuer,No bring back those 75,000 IDPs who escaped to Lake State to fight Nuer White Army,I have challenge you if you can.Notice,Ethiopia is strongest country in Africa in term of air forces n ground ground forces idiots.M7 n Kiir are now worries about Ethiopia involvement in conflicts

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          • 11 February 12:54, by michael coma

            Bentiu son of whore
            Ethiopia is not the strongest country in Africa ya sleeping dog.Egypt is the strongest currently with automatic jets,like F16 and Mi and ai tanks which were brought recently by your god father America.Egypt has 837 planes while Ethiopia has only 350 planes.Just compare mother fucker?

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          • 11 February 17:46, by michael coma

            Bentiu son of wretched woman.
            Soon we will gonna bring your dad’s head to Juba.Technology is doing its work as we are planning to send mosquito spy drone to your bastard leader called Riek Amokchar Penylielic.

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      • 11 February 13:13, by Tutbol

        Those people who are beating their chests on hearing Ethiopia’s empty do not know that Ethiopia is much more vernurable just like their madman Riek Machar. If the S Sudan gang up with other East African nations & support the ONLF rebels & even get involved, the over rated Ethiopia superiority in the region will find back its self back in Yemen.

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        • 11 February 13:20, by Tutbol

          Ethiopia has already muddled its water in S Sudan where its often send it prostitutes to come & look for jobs, but it will be a different matter this time around. Let Ethiopia join the War in S Sudan, that is when we will get our gambela region back.

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          • 11 February 13:26, by Tutbol

            S Sudan govt should now sack Ethiopia from being a mediating chair & demand another venue. Ethiopia mediating everything S Sudan since 1950th has becomes a pure nuisance to S Sudanese taste. After all, Riek Machar rebels were the ones that suggested Ethiopia’s mediation, but not S Sudanese govt.

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            • 11 February 19:27, by Tut Tut

              Tutbol,
              You guys need to learn how regional politics work. If Uganda is allowed to run around in S.Sudan with out limits in the name of its interest which is not over anybody’s interest. If you can remember my previous arguments that Museveni attitude in S.Sudan is offensive and other countries in the will not tolerance it. So don’t cry over Ethiopia now since it is your guy over stepping his boun

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      • 11 February 14:45, by Adodi Jotuwa

        You, Mi diit, Kim Deng, Omoni jr. name the rest, have become addicted to making negative comments on government. You know very well that Dr. Fool Riek Machar has been looking for leadership position only since he joined SPLM/A and proved it in 1991 without sustaining the war in the bush but ended up in Khartoum and returned alone to SPLM/A in 2002, leaving his followers in Khartoum.

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        • 11 February 14:46, by Adodi Jotuwa

          If SPLA/M was not democratized, what about SSIM, the Nasir faction? Why did Dr. Fool Riek Machar come back to undemocratic movement? Because of what Beny Gideon’s put it in his words that “They know every well that there will be no justice and accountability at end of the day, but rather the Government will pay back by appeasement, pardon, general amnesty and finally integration…

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          • 11 February 14:47, by Adodi Jotuwa

            …into military and political structure of the government as commanders and constitutional post holders.” You yourself know this perfectly well which tribe in South Sudan involved in this kind of proxy war fought against their own brothers and sisters in the South through formation of militia groups compared to other tribes. Where did it take them and what did they benefit from it?

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            • 11 February 14:48, by Adodi Jotuwa

              We know how it was perceived by the people who undertook the destructive project in Khartoum to be a life-line but not for alleged democratic forces because the project continued even after inking CPA. They did not or never dream of dialoguing with their political opponents at the end of the day, but to continue to dream of winning the unwinnable battle/war because of self-proclaimed warriors?

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              • 11 February 14:48, by Adodi Jotuwa

                If we live in the West or in one of the developed countries, let’s read, understand and analyze the political history of individual countries whether we’ll find some people in the like of Dr. Fool Riek Macahr won any battles other than destruction or later won election regardless of track record or ended up in prison or sentenced to death in a court of law?

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                • 11 February 14:49, by Adodi Jotuwa

                  Among those who have been shifting allegiance at their disposal or resorted to forming militia groups, nobody identified himself as a nationalist because of continued engagement in competitive destruction and killing of their own brothers and sisters in South Sudan just to win Khartoum’s support. The time has already come to prove their nationalism,..

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                  • 11 February 14:49, by Adodi Jotuwa

                    ... abide by the rule of law and stay peacefully with their families as South Sudanese in South Sudan and to be ready to defend the country from foreign aggression and its Constitution for the next generation. Failure to stay peacefully on one side during the war and interim period to learn how to reason politically, culturally, socially and economically...

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                    • 11 February 14:50, by Adodi Jotuwa

                      ... or position themselves and participate in nation building is a chronic problem that must be resolved through justice and accountability. Where I disagree with Beny Gideon is how he describes the NCRC as a flawed process. If constitution were to be written permanent, there would been no amendment made in the US Constitution because men are not equal.

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                      • 11 February 14:51, by Adodi Jotuwa

                        Constitution can be written and reviewed regularly to fit the political, economic, cultural and above all social environment. We don’t need to remind ourselves why it’s called Transitional Constitution (TC). Does it not mean that it’s in the process of becoming permanent in the future? When did US attain its Independence and why did its Constitution become permanent in the 1960s.

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                        • 11 February 14:52, by Adodi Jotuwa

                          Regarding Dr. Fool Riek Machar, he’s a friend of the Ugandan LRA rebel leader Joseph Kony, who committed war crime and crime against humanity. If RSS’s Government, IGAD or AU and international community fail to handle Dr. Fool Riek Machar effectively, he will continue creating preconditions over preconditions while the people of South Sudan will continue bearing the brunt.

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                          • 11 February 14:53, by Adodi Jotuwa

                            In the end we will all blame ourselves after historic and catastrophic destructions of lives, properties and livelihood are done on the very watch of RSS Government, regional or continental bodies and international community because Dr. Fool Riek reads the prospects of his poor political career better than anybody else on the planet as his friend Joseph Kony has been comfortably playing with peace

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                            • 11 February 16:33, by Tutbol

                              Adodi Jotuwa,
                              http://www.gurtong.net/ECM/Editorial/tabid/124/ID/14835/Default.aspx
                              If our Riek Machar supporters can take their times & read that long piece of article that i have linked above, by our S Sudan’s finest blogger, PaanLuel Wel. Then ponder over that fine piece of history a bit, i would hope that some of Riek Machar supporters will also realize that armed rebellion by our Nuer cousins>

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                              • 11 February 16:45, by Tutbol

                                to bring Riek Machar so-called democracy to the whole of S Sudan by way of armed young Nuers ’white army’ against the whole of S Sudan population isn’t going to fly anywhere. This armed rebellion isn’t necessary, everybody is a looser in this senseless war. My own humble self, always say, Salva Kiir, Riek Machar & all the former sacked elites are all baddies. They have let down S Sudanese peoples>

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                                • 11 February 17:08, by Tutbol

                                  The killings of our people that happened & continues to happen in our country shouldn’t have happen in the first place, but because of the quality of politicians & leaders we have in our country, we are now killing ourselves for no apparent reason. To paraphrase the popular adage, that those who failed to respect & keep an eye on the history are often doomed to repeat it. Our leaders have just...

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                                  • 11 February 17:16, by Tutbol

                                    that, they have failed to respect & kept an eye on our past misadventures and now everybody is paying the price. Both in terms of human losses, massive humantarian catastrophe and loss of properties.

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    • 11 February 09:21, by Reconciliation

      Let Ethopian gov,t try.they will face fire immediately.How many political detainees do they have in Ethopia?More than one thousand.we don,t care and we can not be fool.

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    • 11 February 09:23, by Wicdail

      Thanks to Ethiopian government & people for standing with us at this critical time. Kirr is trying everything that can secure him from being challenge by Dr. Rick, forgetting that every pasting hour things are turning against him. The last thing for him against Dr.Rick and his group is to degree the withdrawn of their citizenship AHAHAHAHAH!!!! what a fool leader the world never had?

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    • 11 February 10:19, by Mapuor

      Kiir will rule for life,he is the only leader who respects other tribes,look,Magok Rundial is a Nuer from Jagai where’Tharjath’oil fields are,Dhieu is a minister of oil and he hails from Adar oilfields which pump 200,000 bpd.I thing if the assembly wants to discuss oil issues the right people will be there.Magok Rundial is the speaker.Stephen Dhieu is the minister for oil.Come on,whats wrong?

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    • 11 February 11:37, by Gat Gan Kiir

      That’s how a leadership all about, Kiir and M7 must abide by this order or face the consequences, Dr. Riek and his forces quite for the last two weeks was not not because of weakness it’s to give peace a chance. Things would not be the same again, otherwise we will dance with big tune soon

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    • 11 February 12:19, by omoni jr.

      Mr. Dinka
      please get it right from your cows mind that is going down but is going to get ugly ladies.Kiir already killed too many Dinka because of power greediness. Ethiopia must come and join party,"south sudan Thanksgiving"

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    • 11 February 13:30, by Tong dut

      Tibs, you are Kiir Dog,wait if we change Kiir you and ugandans will not come to sudan, FUCK MUSEVENI.

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      • 11 February 21:57, by Tibs

        You know things,but empty brain. Why all your comments are childish abuse. Growth up man you’ll endup of hate no-nuer that’ll take you nowhere moron...isn’t the only lang. your mom tought you (slang words)

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  • 11 February 09:07, by DENG GAI GATLUAK

    BIG UP TO ETHIOPIA’S SUPPORT FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF FOREIGN TROOPS (UPDF) FROM SOUTH SUDAN. REGARDS

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    • 11 February 09:12, by Malakal county Simon

      Ethiopia with 85-6 millions people’s which Uganda, Kenya, and South Sudan with wellequip army, should Kiir and urine ignore Ethiopia warning, regional will be possible....

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      • 11 February 09:20, by Malakal county Simon

        I must say thanks to Republic Democratic of Ethiopia for strong stand today against Nuer genocide, after long silence....

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      • 11 February 09:36, by Malakal county Simon

        Ethiopia with 85-6 millions people’s which combines both Uganda, Kenya, and South Sudan with well equips army, should Kiir and urine M7 ignore Ethiopia strong warning, regional conflict will be possible...

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  • 11 February 09:21, by Ankh

    Salva is too weak and fearful of Riek Machar to accept the withdrawal of UPDF.
    The regional war is taking shape.

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  • 11 February 09:21, by Kalo

    Which means Ethiopia,Uganda,Sudan and Kenya are not fit to mediate the South Sudan conflict because all of them of have their interest in other way round,Led this take to other country like South Africa.

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    • 11 February 17:48, by Kiir

      Kalo you didn’t know that S. Africa was the one who distribute ammunition to SPLA? Ethiopia is rich, its doesn’t needs any food from S. Sudan at all like Uganda. Green bananas is the only food in Uganda and they are not willing to buy food from abroad for themselves.

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      • 11 February 22:08, by Tibs

        Kiir/steal name
        What? Ethiopia is richest country? And what country is poor in horn of Africa & East African region. Ethiopia is the poorest which of luck of resources depend on fewer agricultural products with higher unemployment rate in Africa’s.

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  • 11 February 09:28, by philipdit wol

    Ethiopia warning should not interefer with negotaition since Rebels are beating around the bush should be cleared what are their agenda rather then saying that Uganda troops ,Detainess, valoition these are baseless information from them.

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  • 11 February 09:33, by Thyinka

    I don’t see why Ugandan troops should leave before a peace agreement is signed. They are there because there is war.If peace prevails, they will leave. Asking Ugandan troops to leave while there is still on going fighting doesn’t make sense.

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    • 11 February 09:42, by Malakal county Simon

      Thyinka
      Are you suggesting that’s pro-Kiir SPLA is not capable to protect dictatorial and genocide government in Juba? and therefore UPDF should stay?

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    • 11 February 12:32, by Kumbo

      Mrs Thyinka M7 third wife there is need for UPDF withdrawal from South Sudan that is to say they are not South Sudanese in first place will accept other country side with Riek Machar to Fight Mrs Kiir M7? my friend you will not live to tell the story if this is to happen Mrs Kiir said she is strong why inviting UPDF she should prove how strong she is Kiir is been facked by M7 on daily basis

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    • 11 February 12:39, by Kumbo

      Thyinka shame on you and Kiir coz you are using public funds to kill it people with it do you think when Uganda is fight along side with you do they care about child or infrastructure of cause no coz that is not their country they don’t care of the future then which wise idea is it to invite pple whom their own LRA has defeated them

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      • 11 February 15:10, by Tiger

        Kumbo.
        Did Riek Machar forces care about the country while they themselves from this country,how come they destroyed everything in Jonglei state,Malakal and even Riek Machar home state,Nuer will never win this war along the their mother fuckin USA,Uk,France and their new boyfriend Ethiopia,we will fuck them all.fuck Riek.

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  • 11 February 09:58, by wang

    Ethiopia is a USA, Israel plus other Western countries....Mrs. Kiir and her boyfriend M7 are in big dilemma...

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  • 11 February 10:02, by Pif Paf

    Ethiopia’s warning is in its right place. Regardless of the politics, UPDF presence in S.Sudan in a threat to the neighboring countries due to Uganda’s poor relations with countries that border S.Sudan. That plus Uganda’s role in DRC amongst other countries proved to be with hidden agenda’s. Currently there is no country that supports UPDF presence in S.Sudan and there is a good reason for that.

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    • 11 February 10:44, by Kiir

      It is good Uganda leaves South Sudanese alone. No needs for foreign troop in South Sudan

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  • 11 February 20:28, by Axios

    Why is the president even negotiating with these terrorists? If you reward rebellion with further concessions than then you’re soliciting future outbreaks of such activities. Machar rebelled and was rewarded, Yau Yau rebels and he is rewarded, who else in the future wouldn’t think of rebellion as a means to get ahead in S.S?

    p>

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  • 11 February 20:38, by Axios

    Ethiopia is a U.S. puppet, they were most likely told to follow U.S. agenda of wanting UPDF out of S.S. SPLA has already been weakened by these mass defections of it’s divisions. The likely outcome of removal of UPDF from S.S. at current time would be further destruction of properties, looting, killing, & 0 prosperity.

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  • 11 February 20:46, by Axios

    If anyone here thinks the U.S. is just, look at their history. In 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor(which they were warned about) the U.S. placed all of it’s Japanese American citizens in internment for fear of "National Security" breach. I think SPLA should do the same to any rebel groups instead of granting them pardons.

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  • 12 February 04:24, by Augustino

    Dear all peace lovers and enemies of Peace, I am very concern now about the comment of Ethiopian leader and Kenyan leader, infact there is going to be an interference of different interests a part from maintaining peace in South Sudan, why don’t government think twice over this issue? South Sudanese are brothers and sisters, they must stop their aimless fighting themselves to stop other interests.

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  • 12 February 11:12, by Konkooc

    ethiopia fm should warns those nuer in gambella not to also interfere supporting nuer in South Sudan. now nuer of South Sudan are running to gambella saying they are ethiopian nuer. i do not know what interest fm talking about. take care if you want to support riek South Sudan will support Oromo OLF so that it will be regional conflict as you meant. why ethiopia troops in Somalia answer it FM

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Sudan, Iran, the Obama Administration, and Khartoum’s political vision" 2014-10-16 09:05:01 More about what we learn from the leaked minutes of the August 31 meeting bringing together Khartoum's most senior military and security officials By Eric Reeves October 15, 2014 - The document (...)


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