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South Sudanese president to visit Khartoum next week


President Omer al-Bashir (C-R) walks alongside his South Sudan's counterpart Salva Kiir (C-L) upon his arrival at Khartoum airport on Sept 3, 2013 (Photo AFP)

October 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir will visit Khartoum for talks with his Sudanese counterpart on bilateral relations next Tuesday, announced Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Wednesday.

President Kiir will discuss with President Omer al-Bashir several issues of common interest, most notably the IGAD peace and security forum in South Sudan, Ghandour further told reporters at Khartoum airport after his return with the president from a tour in the Gulf countries.

The two leaders are also expected to discuss the implementation of the Cooperation Agreement signed by the two countries in September 2012, as the two countries have failed to finalize border demarcation and reached an agreement on the border disputed areas or settle their difference on Abyei referendum.

South Sudan, which separated from Sudan after a referendum on self-determination in 2011, plunged into civil war in December 2013.Thousands of civilians were killed and over millions have been displaced.

The warring parties signed a peace deal in August 2015 brokered by the IGAD countries including Sudan but failed to implement. In June, the IGAD Summit of Heads of State and Government decided to hold a high-level forum for revitalization to discuss concrete measures to restore a permanent ceasefire and achieve full peace in southern Sudan.

Last July, South Sudan’s Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth announced that President Kiir would visit Sudan in response to an invitation from the Sudanese President al-Bashir.


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  • 26 October 2017 06:12, by Newsudan

    cooperation agreement 2012
    a bad deal, El Bashir and Kiir are flogging a dead horse,maybe implement some parts of it,trade and oil agreement fullstop.

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    • 26 October 2017 08:33, by jubaone

      It’s just a matter of time when SS will announce it’s formal reunion with the jellaba. Afterall, about 1m mostly jienges have sought refuge in Sudan, 90% of all border trade is from Khartoum, Abyei jienges have become defacto citizens of Khartoum. Think of the 4 freedoms signed by the Kiirminal and Bashir

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      • 26 October 2017 08:59, by Midit Mitot

        Salva Kiir is going to Khartoum next week for bilateral deceiving with Bashiir. How many meeting do they held since 2012 when that bilateral deceiving begun? and never succeeded, bullshit!

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      • 26 October 2017 10:00, by Newsudan

        The followings are stinking issues btw Juba and Khartoum:
        1.Abyei,Jebel Len,Magnis,Joda,Helig,Kafia kingi.
        2.Border demarcation
        3.Rebels backing on both sides.
        4.Oil sharing ratios

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      • 26 October 2017 10:10, by Midit Mitot

        Salva Kiir is going to Khartoum next week for bilateral deceiving with Bashiir. How many meeting do they held since 2012 when that bilateral deceiving begun? and never succeeded, bullshit!

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      • 26 October 2017 13:38, by South South


        You need to know there is nothing called just relationship between nations, there is only relationship of interests among nations. Stop all these nonsense old man.

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        • 26 October 2017 19:45, by jubaone

          South South,
          The house dog 🐶 will always return to its master when hungry. The jienges with the kiirminal are not different either now that the US has lifted sanctions, jienges are burning crazy for the few dollars that will fall off the masters table. Worthless creatures.

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  • 26 October 2017 06:29, by flipdiving

    Oh! This article has suggested to me many new ideas. I will embark on doing it. Hope you can continue to contribute your talents in this area. Thank you.
    flip diving

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    • 26 October 2017 08:22, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      The cooperation is better but Sudan don’t follow it systematically as signed.

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  • 26 October 2017 09:41, by Wutkhor

    Where is the like of south south a extremist Dinka’s germs baboon n stooges kiirminal going to Khartoum severely on deceiving talks when re u Dinka’s germs going to fights al bashir for sake of Abyei coz south south use tobpreach that Dinka’s re the best fighters, why don’t Dinka’s take back Abyei from the Sudanese government by all meant.

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    • 26 October 2017 11:23, by Muonyraat

      idiot we are here in south Sudan where are you pagak fallen all Nuer land are under our control all equatorian land too you are in Ethiopia border riek is park in south Africa we are here in juba we are holding the country what say you???

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    • 26 October 2017 11:32, by Muonyraat

      idiot we are here in juba, you are in Ethiopia border, pagak has fall, all Nuer land are under our control , all equatorian land too riek is park a lot in SA James Gadet is deport Lam kuei is die the only person remaining to just write nonsense idiotic fighting on internet is wutkhor. what say you who are with you in the bush ??

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      • 26 October 2017 12:00, by Wutkhor

        Muonyraat or rat
        Insane.. I am deeply n been deeply in the center of the gravity, I have been in the center of this Dinka’s imposed war since ur dumb old asses idiots jce n kiirminal fires the first bullet in us in 15/12/13 I was very first person who instigated the fighting that resulted I to killing of all Dinka’s soldiers in Akobo Town n am currently in Akobo not far from Waat battles.

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        • 26 October 2017 12:44, by Muonyraat

          for your information Nuerwew has planning to see you over there coming week stay turn

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        • 26 October 2017 13:13, by Majesty

          It’s unfortunate you took full responsibility, but have you ever imagined how many innocent Nuer families would have beeno wiped out if we were all narrow minded and stupid like you.

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    • 27 October 2017 05:52, by jubaone

      Thank you. Jienges have submissively returned to their masters, some are idling in Equatoria or in Kakuma, Kampala or Nairobi as worthless refugees. They expect Equatorians, Nuers and all other non-jienges who liberate Abyei. It’s over, Abyei is gone now they cowardly have settled in Nimule in comfort and food abundance.

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  • 26 October 2017 12:16, by Majesty

    Out of 9 South Sudan teritorries in cludig Abyei occupied by Sudan only Two Kiir Aden and Warguit can anyone fine proud SPLA flag flying, Thanks to Soldier Paul Malong Awan, Lion division led by selfles Deng Wol. When sun down, SPLA flag will fly in Abyei and across out legitimate land.

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  • 26 October 2017 21:33, by lino

    Bashir’s Boys in SS are really working hard. What is the plan this time?! Fake coup attempt failed to isolate SPLM powerful leaders in December, 2013! So any prescription for Bashir this time around?! Abyei Problem Resolutions and Boarder Demarcation?!

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