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SSOA’s Changson urges to create conducive environment before peace celebration

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October 25, 2018 (JUBA) - The chairman of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance Gabriel Changson called on President Salva Kiir to implement confidence-building measures before the peace celebration that the government plans to hold next week.

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Gabriel Changson Chang (file/ST)

In his letter dated 24 October, Changson acknowledged the receipt of an invitation individually extended to SSOA’s factions to take part in the celebrations planned for the 30th of October 2018 in the South Sudanese capital Juba.

"Although the ceremony would send a message of hope to our people in being seen together, however, the single most important and urgent message we must send to our suffering people is for the guns to fall silent. We hope all Parties will observe total ceasefire before that occasion," he wrote in a message to President seen by Sudan Tribune.

The opposition leader further called for the lofting of state of emergency, the release of prisoners of war, restoration of freedom of movement and expression and to defreeze the assets of opponents.

"We hope that your government will take the necessary steps towards creating the conducive atmosphere for the celebration to be meaningful," he stressed.

SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar sent a message on 21 October to President Kiir urging to take similar measures before the celebrations.

(ST)

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  • 26 October 2018 09:09, by Pakuai

    Our South Sudanese fools, this numbers: 5, 12, 21, 24 are considered by evil juus (so-called israelis and some Eastern Europeans as their lucky numbers). South Sudanese who know these bullshits can’t be bullied by these vermins. The owners have taken over. What we can tell our South Sudanese who believe in those numbers combination above just ignore them & continue like you always have been>>>

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    • 26 October 2018 09:17, by Pakuai

      We are here fellows. Our SPLA is not going to let you fellows down. Don’t our let our Aweil boys be dragged to war again. Paul Malongdit & other boys have done their jobs spectacularly. We may ask our Aweil boys in future when we cannot finish the dirty game being played over our country. But I don’t think, we will have any problem with these vermins>>>

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      • 26 October 2018 09:39, by Pakuai

        I always inform you fellows that the evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus>>>

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        • 27 October 2018 21:22, by jubaone

          Pakuai/Kuch/Koryom
          Copy-and-paste nonsense without relevance to subject matter. Indicators of a bush or village school. Try harder or just go look after the remaining cows, if Murles haven’t raided them. Leave the thinking to Equatorians while you do the drinking and killing. That is what fools do without flinching.

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    • 26 October 2018 14:10, by Midit Mitot

      True Changson Chang,

      Those important measures need to be lifted before the date of celebration except freezes assets, those assets are for South Sudan citizens, they need to be return back to the country ones all these mess stop.

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  • 26 October 2018 16:25, by garrak1520

    You cannot have peace when most important elements of the agreement are not implemented. Kiir does not want peace. It is in turmoil he rules.

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