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South Sudan says Western powers resumed regime change agenda


July 24, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudanese government said on Monday that recent statements condemning the actions of the military were a return of western powers to the regime change agenda campaign.

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Daniel Awet Akot (ST)

Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Daniel Awet Akot said there was nothing the government and the president, in particular, has not done to stop the war and end the humanitarian crisis in the country.

“What has the government not done, you tell me? The cabinet as stipulated in the agreement has been formed and the Transitional Legislative Assembly has been reconstituted.The army has been restructured and the members of the SPLM-IO are in the army now and in the government at senior levels. And many more things are still being done. The peace agreement is being implemented”, Akot told Sudan Tribune on Monday.

The presidential adviser said what was happening in the country was an attempt of some western powers that had failed to fund the implementation of the agreement because they want to use it as a strategy to resume regime change agenda.

“In the agreement, the roles of the stakeholders and guarantors were defined and divided. There were things which the government would do and things which the region and the international community would do. As the government, we have done what we were required to do in the agreement but what did they do, you ask them. You are the media and you people in the media instead of asking them (international community) come to us and ask questions you should have asked them to answer. How can we answer questions which are not ours?"

The senior member of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) under President Salva Kiir, claimed unnamed western powers were continuing to advocate for regime change

“What I am seeing is a clear resumption of the regime change agenda rhetoric by some western powers, which we know. This is why they have refused to fund the implementation of the peace agreement which was what they made themselves but the government accepted because it wanted peace,” he added.

The Troika countries (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and the European Union on 20 July condemned the attacks carried by the government army on the positions of the SPLM-IO forces near the Ethiopian border in Pagak, as well as ongoing road ambushes and attacks by the SPLM-IO.

"The Pagak offensive is a clear violation of the unilateral ceasefire declared by President Salva Kiir on May 22, and calls into question the government’s commitment to reach peace through the National Dialogue, notwithstanding the sincere efforts undertaken by the leaders of the Steering Committee," said the joint statement.

United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the United Nation Matthew Rycroft recently said that President Salva Kiir’s government has deliberately ignored calls to implement the peace deal and has not honoured its own ceasefire declared in May.

“What the government of South Sudan says has no relation with what it does, “said Rycroft.

“In June, we saw humanitarian access being blocked, a hundred times, the highest month in 2017 so far. In addition, ceasefire monitors have been blocked on multiple occasions by government troops from investigating incidents of reported violence,” he said.


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  • 25 July 2017 01:31, by Adok son

    This time there will be no lies to be displayed, the whole world has got an information about the problem of South Sudan that it was you the government of Salva Kiir brought all these starvation and suffering of the people of South Sudan.
    Awet Akot,you will not be helped with in that way unless you agreed to accept Dr Riek Machar Teny so the fund that you talked about could be brought.

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    • 25 July 2017 01:36, by Adok son

      ...I meant ( to the people of south Sudan...).
      When the world said the reality you says they wanted to change the regime, will it be to which era to accept the truth yaa Dinka?

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      • 25 July 2017 04:12, by Malakal county Simon

        This guy need to shut his ugly mouth, and let’s we deal with the unwanted president himself....

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        • 25 July 2017 04:16, by Malakal county Simon

          He is so ugly and he doesn’t need media coverage even!!!!

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          • 25 July 2017 08:13, by Maguto

            hey hey hey hey, your abusive words will never freed from your enemies..........lol

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          • 25 July 2017 16:22, by jubaone

            This is the true prototype of a "bush jienge"; ugly and dirty and unfit to be in office. Perhaps, this is the best the jienge can showcase. Once our "Boys" return to Juba, we must, whether legally or by force evict these ugly beasts from Equatoria

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            • 25 July 2017 16:27, by Malakal county Simon


              Welcome good to see back on forum..

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              • 25 July 2017 16:28, by Malakal county Simon


                Welcome back!! Good to see you back on forum my friend....

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                • 25 July 2017 17:18, by jubaone


                  Thanx for the warm welcome. Lets keep the jienge heads ringing! We have a Mission to accomplish; to get ARCISS in it´s fullest form implemented. Anything short of this is just jienge crap!

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    • 25 July 2017 05:47, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      Obviously, the regime change is demand by the country citizens not by Western world.
      People of South Sudan are tied of continuing civil war which made situation very worst.

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    • 25 July 2017 07:33, by Midit Mitot

      Daniel Awet Akot,
      These are the crooks politicians who have confused the world, which IO are you talking about? if you mean Cron Hotel IO, those are parasites not IO,s,

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  • 25 July 2017 04:47, by john akeen

    Africans they need to wake up, they don’t know what is this Europeans do to they them. You know this people are in Africa because Africans are so stupid to study what exactly this white people are doing to them. They only come to your country just to create problem between you and your brothers just because they want to eat your food with you for free. I have never sees UN brought peace>

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    • 25 July 2017 04:54, by john akeen

      in any country before, what I see UN do it’s just condemnation and to a build camps and to stay in the country for good by doing those two things

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    • 26 July 2017 11:20, by Mr Point

      Why should western powers give financial support to a country that has spent all its oil wealth to buy guns to kill its own people?
      Why can’t South Sudan give up its financial dependence on other countries, when it has the oil wealth?
      Has someone stolen al the money?

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  • 25 July 2017 05:52, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    People of South Sudan given Salva Kiir Mayardit a more chance to resolve the worsening situation where people are living in, but president is not capable to amended the country into a peaceful situation.

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    • 25 July 2017 05:56, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      Regime change is demand by citizens of the country through ballot not through gun.

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      • 25 July 2017 07:31, by dinkdong

        You are absolutely right! The "Western powers resumed regime change agenda" because you, the gov’t of Kiir, was given a chance to improve but you failed. You failed terribly. If it is true, then we stand with the regime change. You suck big time!

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        • 25 July 2017 07:51, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

          You are not capable to make Regime change by force.
          Therefore you are very incompetence to hold big post like what president Kiir is responsible.

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  • 25 July 2017 06:06, by MD from far East

    Mr Daniel peace talk is dead? stop pretending, deceiving the world that you implementing ,just ordinary citizen could not see or smell...MTN will always lay 100 time for their boss. 4 survival

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  • 25 July 2017 06:26, by Kush Natives

    Mr. Akot, stop your fear statements, western powers are just making their out of this war, and careless about the innocent civil populations in South Sudan. Nothing will make them sad, if the war is still going on. South Sudan is the ready and non- nogiateble pay check to U.N. as long as rebels still looting and killing civilians on the Equatorian roads.

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    • 25 July 2017 08:42, by koang mi kei

      The liars has got no fruits ,the gov,t of jce, should have to know that they have been given to thinks as a Nationalist no one realize that, let UN,au and the toothless IGAD do their part.

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  • 25 July 2017 06:31, by Eastern

    “What the government of South Sudan says has no relation with what it does, “said Rycroft.

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  • 25 July 2017 07:49, by Whortti Bor Manza

    Oh Dinkas, come on you callous, remorseless, greatest liars born out of fornication between a man and his father’s wife. You will not continue to lie infinitely. You bastard semi illiterate Daniel A lot. Shame on you.

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  • 25 July 2017 07:55, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    The Kiir, government is likely to hold Presidency for even more than 50 years.
    To make him from office to creep semestery.

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  • 25 July 2017 08:01, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    First it was a coup d’etat by Machar groups for pointing out weaknesses of SPLM and therefore a need for political direction change. Now it is a regime change when the truth is spat out by international community. J1 wants to continue killing, raping the people of South Sudan without accountability. A wrong strategy formulated by JCE. This time no lies and misinformation. ARCISS or TROUBLE TO J!

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    • 25 July 2017 09:25, by Kuch

      jur_likang_a_ likan’g,
      The government of South Sudan has ’selected’ and is implementing it part of the so-called ARCISS its deem palatable & implementable. But if you fellows are still rooting for this document http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article56093 implementation as it was drafted by foreign countries in the hotels, bars & brothels of Adis Ababa>>>

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      • 25 July 2017 09:31, by Kuch

        and pushed to into the government of South Sudan & your Riek Machar & Pagan Amuom to sign and hoped that it was going to be implemented, then you are fellows & your foreign masters are really delusional & unrealistic. Anyway, you can choose what part that you fellows want to implement & implement it. Your foreign masters can even choose their damn own part they deem it is theirs to implement>>>

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        • 25 July 2017 09:37, by Kuch

          in our country if at all they do have any and implement theirs. Otherwise, they must shut the f-ck up & work with the South Sudanese people or else pack up their luggage and go home. As for for their damn regime change business in our country, good luck to your foreign masters Riek Machar idiots. Your foreign masters regime change business often works pretty well in Middle Eastern, West Africa>>>

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          • 25 July 2017 09:41, by Kuch

            central African or Latin American countries. But here in South Sudan, that is gonna happen fellows. Who really says we want the evil white Americans, English and some their evil long noses in our country? Who really says. The government of South Sudan has been informed time & time again that these evils will never leave our country & our people alone without blood>>>

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            • 25 July 2017 09:45, by Kuch

              Because we are not killing these evil white Americans, English people & some of creeps in between in our country like in Somalia, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Iraq or Afghanistan. They will keep poking their evil long noses into our country & destabilize our country this is how the evil white Americans, English people & their creepy allies in between have been keeping ailing evil empire afloat over other>

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              • 25 July 2017 09:53, by Kuch

                people and their countries. I for one, was not born with hatred towards the white Americans, English people, their juus people, our cloned arabs of North Sudan. In fact, l studied with the white people in their top universities; however, the universities are not American universities. But l don’t like the evil corporate America, English people, our cloned arabs of North Sudan & some of their>>>

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                • 25 July 2017 10:01, by Kuch

                  allies in between usual *dirty intrigues of playing games* with other people & their countries, ’always countries with resources’ are meddled with & then *plundered amidst the chaos* And then these same evils of corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some of their creepy allies in between blame the same people they are killing their people & destroying their countries for not doing>>>

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                  • 25 July 2017 10:07, by Kuch

                    enough for their country & their people. Case in point, here in our country. The US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some of their evils in between are the ones behind the current mess in our country & against our people. But they are the same evils that have ganged up with their damn Riek Machar fools against the government of South Sudan & they even made *themselves the main oppositions*>>>

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                    • 25 July 2017 10:12, by Kuch

                      to the government of South Sudan & as usual, their usual Riek Machar low live are even cheerleading the evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus & some of their evil allies in between. But their Riek Machar fools do not that here in the Dinka/Monyjieng country, we don’t given a damn about the evil white Americans, English, people, their evil juus & some of>>>

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                      • 25 July 2017 10:17, by Kuch

                        dirty allies in between. But anyway, if the Dinkas/Monyjiengs men were to heed these Riek Machar low lives & their foreign masters; then our country & our people would still be under their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. But for the Dinka/Monjieng man to be coerced by the evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus, their UN, their NGOs>>>

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                        • 25 July 2017 10:22, by Kuch

                          and some of their evil allies in between to their dirty Geo-political chess game intrigues, never ever. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, we have been asking you fellows to let us bomb the UN, UNIMISS & everything that is connected to evil white Americans, British people, their evil juus & some of their evil allies in between. They have taken our country & our people hostage>>>

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                          • 25 July 2017 10:28, by Kuch

                            and they are using their Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Thomas Cirilo etc & their fools as their *bargaining cards & blackmails* This is all because of our about *our Nile waters, resources & to counter China*. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, WW3 is going to start here in our country. The US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs & some evil allies in between love affair with our country & our people has gone>>>

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                            • 25 July 2017 10:35, by Kuch

                              too far. The evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their dirts in between have destroyed Central Africa (CAR), Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen & Ukraine. But their most prized country the evils are salivating to destroy in African is our country, South Sudan. And then our country can then be plundered in amidst the chaos, something that is not going

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                              • 25 July 2017 10:45, by Kuch

                                >>> to happen on our watch. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, you are still one of our senior SPLM elder around left & you & others might be well aware that during the then so-called *cold war* that was fought even in our *neighboring Congo* even during our genuine war of independence with the so-called cloned arab North Sudan>>>

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                                • 25 July 2017 10:52, by Kuch

                                  the evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creepy allies in between were always at their so-called *cold war* dirty intrigues---*West vs East* https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/south-asia/1980-03-01/great-game-asia

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                                  • 25 July 2017 11:04, by Kuch

                                    right after our independence Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, Mr. Salva Kiir & almost all his entire cabinet ministers went Washington to go & solicit, the US investors to come & invest in our country now that the war was over. But what Mr. Salva Kiir & his then cabinet ministers were *plainly rebuffed & plainly told by their fools* in Washington that "there were no infrastructure in South Sudan to invest>>>

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                                    • 25 July 2017 11:13, by Kuch

                                      in in our country" But when Mr. Salva Kiir & his cabinet minsters came back to South Sudan humiliated & went to China and asked the Chinese companies to come and invest in our country. "And when the Chinese people said Ok, they would do what they can do to invest in our country" the evil corporate America, their UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their evil allies in between>>>

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                                      • 25 July 2017 11:22, by Kuch

                                        went ballistic and wanted a *regime change* of the government of South Sudan, Salva Kiir & the government of South Sudan was effectively ’a communist & a socialist government’ and was dangerous to evil corporate America, the UK, the West, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus & some of their criminals in between>>>>

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                                        • 25 July 2017 11:35, by Kuch

                                          and their *Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Rebecca Nyandeng, Majak Agoot & some of their other puppets/stooges* 2013 foiled coup was *hatched*. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot. Let (us), the SPLA bomb the UNIMISS, UN, everything that is connected white Americans, English people, their evil juus, their cloned arabs of North Sudan and some of their dirts in between out of our country>>>

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                                          • 25 July 2017 11:44, by Kuch

                                            by a war of a war. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, we informed you fellows long time ago right even before our independence to not to relent to evil corporate America, the UK, their then UNIMIS, (the United nation Sudan) to their current UNIMISS, their evil juus, their sleazy NGOs, and some of their dirts in between to renew the their to crawl themselves into our country>>>

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                                            • 25 July 2017 12:04, by Kuch

                                              But some of us were *sternly rebuked* that we were just young boys with attitudes towards white people. Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, here we are. Our uncles of the US, the UK, their UN, their evil juus, their sleazy NGOs are the ones being toyed around with our country & our people, Mr. Daniel Awet Akot by their *evil backers*>>>

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                                              • 25 July 2017 12:12, by Kuch

                                                Mr. Daniel Awet Akot, l will repeat again, the US, the UK, their so-called UN, UNIMISS, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus, Indians, Pakistanis & some Bantus want a war in our country. And they are going to get it with a buck full of it. The US, the UK, their Indians, Nigerians, Pakistanis, Bantus etc think; they can used their then *Biafria war* that was fought in Nigeria between the Northern>>>

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                                                • 25 July 2017 12:20, by Kuch

                                                  Nigerians & the Southern Nigerians (the Biafrans). The UK and their then Northern Nigerians ganged up together and fought the Southern Nigerians (Biafrans). This is the same game being *toyed around* in our country these days by the same evils corporate America, the UK, their UN, their evil juus, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus & some of their of their sleazy NGOs in between in our country>>>

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                                                  • 25 July 2017 16:23, by Malakal county Simon


                                                    Stop your idiocy alleged usual comments, it’s boring and waste of space!!!!!!

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                                                  • 25 July 2017 16:26, by jubaone

                                                    You aren´t tired yet from your rants? Writing the same jienge shit allover? Lazy thinkers and academic impostors Keep repeating the same bullshit over and over again without putting in any value addition. Just shut up and write memoirs for your jienge folks, perhaps they will bite into it.

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                          • 26 July 2017 03:42, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

                            Change is coming and it is real. So calm down. It is for your good son.

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  • 25 July 2017 10:34, by Majesty

    Gen. Awet Akot is not honest to himself. He should know in his heart when they married Kiir with opportunist Taban Deng in holy matrimony, it wasn’t for the purpose of bringing genuine peace to the country. How would they expect too honest people like Westerners to throw their hard-earned dollars at, not even a clean bait?

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    • 25 July 2017 10:38, by Majesty

      In 2004 when weakling Salva Kiir acted upon rumors that John Garang was baiting him to Ramciel so he can be killed, what stop SPLM from another split was that open and honest SPLM conference in Rumbek where every commander vomit his/her anger. ‘There, almost every anger went against Chairman Garang.

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    • 25 July 2017 10:44, by Majesty

      Should Gen. Akot call for similar conference (attended by every senior SPLM including Riek Machar and many others anywhere outside the country) and put Pres Kiir in the center I bet Gen Akot will witness Kiir urination follow by celebration on streets and villages- final peace.

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    • 25 July 2017 10:47, by Majesty

      Or Akot and his corruption SPLM should go and hide their faces in front of the mirror, hopefully forever. People are getting exhausted for their unending lies and not taking full responsibility for their own messes, failures. If you can’t provide but constant hunger and instability in your house, you are the problem, not peaceful and prosperous neighbors. .

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  • 25 July 2017 10:55, by Sunday Junup

    It could be a great news ever but i doubt those in Juba they always tell the opposite. Yes for regime change no for war

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  • 25 July 2017 14:47, by Mike Charlie MC

    PLEASE, DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME BY TELLING LIAR,,, government failed to implement the peace deal,,, your genocidal gangs term as SPLA soldier ,, are still hunting civilian in their respected areas in the country,,, what heel regime change agenda made by western world ...?

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