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SPLM-IO slams diplomat over threats to reconfine Machar in South Africa


August 15, 2018 (KHARTOUM) -The Sudan People Liberation Movement In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) has demanded a formal apology from the South Sudanese ambassador to Khartoum after threatening to re-arrest its leader Riek Machar.

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South Sudanese Ambassador to Khartoum Mayan Dut Waal

Ambassador Mayan Dut Waal who is a member of the government negotiating team in the ongoing peace talks over in Khartoum said that Machar would be rearrested and confined again in South Africa if his group continues obstructing the final phase of talks.

Waal made his comments during a meeting of a committee on the competences and attribution of the President, First Vice President and other four vice-presidents.

The SPLM-IO delegation walked out of the meeting room and later sent a protesting letter addressed to the IGAD special envoy Ismail Wais accusing the South Sudanese government official of reckless comments that could endanger the ongoing efforts for peace in the country.

Stephen Par Kuol, head of the SPLM-IO National Committee for Foreign Affairs told Sudan Tribune Wednesday they sent a letter to the IGAD Special envoy rejecting these intimidations which could undermine the whole process.

“Your Excellency, this intimidating utterance violates the spirit of what we have so far achieved here in Khartoum. With the apparent failure of the mediation to rebuke Ambassador Dut to withdraw his undiplomatic statement, we have been made to conclude that such pronouncement by a senior diplomatic representative accredited to this country is based on informing position of the government to get its way through intimidating the SPLM-IO in these talks,” he said.

“This is not a conducive spirit to continue negotiating with the government delegation without withdrawing that statement. Hence, we have decided to withdraw from that committee to discuss the issue under discussion until we receive a formal statement to withdraw that statement,” Kuol further stressed.

The mediations said the final phase on some bracketed issues and final arrangements should be concluded on 19 August.

However, sources in Khartoum say the discussions may be extended for after Eid al-Adha due to the slow progress in the talks.


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  • 16 August 2018 18:16, by Theone

    The peace talks in Khartoum are deadlocked right now, because Machar wants all powers.

    I told you before this man is very dangerous to our country.

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    • 16 August 2018 18:49, by jubaone

      This is typically jienge loose tongue, recklessness and luak cattle camp mentality. Strip him naked from his suit, he will remain the naked and callous jienge. Worthless creatures.

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      • 16 August 2018 19:02, by Theone

        Who Will do that Mr.Jubaone?
        When and how? These EMPTIES threats are HISTORY.

        MOVE ON!

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        • 16 August 2018 19:18, by jubaone

          I don’t understand what you are alluding to. But one thing is clear, jienges erroneously take diplomacy for cattle keeping. You could as well dress up a tailless monkey 🐵 and it would be modest and ethical. These are savages in coats and suits. Even in the Juba heat, they want to dress up like benydits. Just awoken from nudity and idiocy.

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          • 16 August 2018 19:44, by South South


            This is how a few people from Equatoria claim to be the best people in South Sudan when they are not. They are real monkeys, no more. The statement here is from one man and not from the all tribe, but our monkeys from Equatoria act like simple minded people. Country will move on without you, tell us what you can do other than hitting keyboard 7/24 a week.

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            • 16 August 2018 19:56, by The Rhino

              South South,

              A savage will always remain a savage,no matter what he pretends to be.My favorite phrase..."If it looks like a duck,quacks like a duck,its a duck".You damned jienges will always remain f**king damned savages for decades to come.You’ll never escape your primitive streaks.To obliterate people of your sort,others must apply same harsh methods to get you on your knees,full stop!

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              • 16 August 2018 22:07, by South South

                The Rhno,

                You are just a monkey. Keep crying, that’s the only thing you ca do now. We will teach you how to handle yourself for another 100 years.

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            • 17 August 2018 07:16, by jubaone

              South South
              Ofcourse Equatoria is the center of SS and Equatoria is intellectually, economically, politically and in terms of development ahead of all others. Almost all others are surviving and living cuz of us. Foreigners, investors, thugs, squatters, refugees are all in Equatoria. Jiengelands are simply grazing areas for cows.

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    • 17 August 2018 08:56, by Malakal county Simon

      Amb. Mayan Dut is one of the peace spoiler, and he need to be remove from his current post as a South Sudan representative to Sudan immediately.... Dr machar going back is not a the big issue because even though if he did, he can still enjoys the luxuries life. The "Big issue" here is, stop the current war full stop!!!!

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  • 16 August 2018 19:46, by Games

    Only the IGAD club can threats Machar to go back to South Africa not Juba. Juba threats is toothless and should not be taken seriously.

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    • 17 August 2018 07:22, by jubaone

      Upon his return from Khartoum, the Kiirminal met with Gen Akol Koor, Jok Riak and some leaders of the JCE to strategise on Riak’s elimination plan once he returns. Close to 8,000 nyors and jienge diehards are supposed to cut of any exit route. We’ll keep you updated on jienges evil plans.

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  • 16 August 2018 19:49, by Eastern

    Dr. Machar’s SPLA-IO is simply posturing...! What’s their bargaining chip now that Kiir’s dinka led regime have the leverage over them? So Dr. Machar either say aye or back to South Africa? Implementing what’s been ’signed’ in Khartoum will be interesting!

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    • 16 August 2018 20:17, by The Rhino


      Kiir is trying his level best to only lure the Oppositions back to slaughterhouse Juba.Once they get there,he’ll dictate the terms of Khartoum peace in his own ways.Cautious intelligent individuals can never fall for those weak tricks.There are no security guarantees when it comes to dealing with a traumatized psychopath like Kiir,watch this space!

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    • 16 August 2018 21:45, by Games

      Take a big breath, the truth is that there is and will never be peace in S. Sudan as long Salva Kiir is still a breathing. Troika countries rejected the Khartoum fake peace agreement and do you think that a peace that was rejected by those powerful nations would work

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    • 16 August 2018 22:05, by South South


      Shut up loser, what do you know other than monkey. Get your hell out from South Sudan business, wicked and stupid.

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      • 17 August 2018 07:32, by Eastern

        South South,

        Stop your ineffective attempts at shutting me up on Sudantribune. Just enjoy the forum because semi humans like you have been given a space! You will soon realise that a monkey is worse than Nuer you arsehole!

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  • 17 August 2018 07:44, by Mayendit

    I am supporting Ambassador Mayen Dut Waal simple, because the situation in South Sudan is bad and the leaders must not demanding good things for themselves but they have to cooperates each and there is no need to talk about power of first vice president since there are five deputies to the president then, they are equally. I will respected VP, James Wani Igga more than all these cats.

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    • 17 August 2018 09:30, by Pakuai

      Mr. Mayendit,
      Our Ambassador is spot on. Riek Machar isn’t going to be welcomed back into our country anyway. Let them bark all they want, but we are going to bomb the evils, with their evil white Americans, English people, their cloned arabs of North Sudan, their evil juus (so-called evil juus), their gulf Arab states, their so-called Abeshas (so-called juus), their gulf Arab states financiers>>>

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      • 17 August 2018 09:58, by Pakuai

        and some of their creepy allies in between out of our country, simple & plain.

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