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S. Sudan’s Kiir briefs Museveni on peace deal implementation

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August 25, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan President, Salva Kiir on Sunday briefed his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni on the progress made in the implementation of the peace agreement especially on the formation of the national army, an official disclosed Sunday.

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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (L) greets Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni at State House, Entebbe, August 24, 2019 (PPU)

Kiir was in Uganda on a two-day visit on the invitation of Museveni.

The minister for the presidency, Mayiik Ayii Deng and director general of external security, Thomas Duoth accompanied Kiir.

Deng said Kiir and Museveni held bilateral talks, with the former praising the Ugandan leader’s effort to restore stability in neighbouring Sudan.

The two leaders, he further said, also discussed construction of the Yei-Kaya highway. Yei-Kaya Road is a major trade route, connecting South Sudan, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The construction project is to be funded by the Ugandan government.

The meeting comes barely a week after the regional bloc (IGAD) convened a meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on August 21 to review progress made in the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS).

Museveni played a key role in the signing of the September 2018 peace accord in Addis Ababa, which partially ended South Sudan’s civil war.

The Ugandan leader has, in the past, urged the warring factions in the South Sudan to embrace dialogue for lasting peace to be achieved.

South Sudan descended into violence in December 2013 when President Kiir accused his former deputy, Riek Machar of plotting to overthrow his rule, accusations the latter dismissed.

The war has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions of others, prompting the United Nations to rank the country as Africa’s biggest refugee crisis.

(ST)

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  • 26 August 13:22, by Midit Mitot

    Yei-Kaya road construction has no connection with the real mission, hiding agenda and diverting the real talk about South Sudan peace accord looming. But Kiir must take care about M7 advice’s.

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    • 26 August 14:48, by South South

      Midit Mitot,

      You are very afraid of Museveni. He is for peace in South Sudan now, just relax.

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    • 26 August 17:15, by jubaone

      Unless both M7 and the Kiirminal deploy soldiers along the entire route and dislodge all our armed boys (which is impossible) NO highway will be constructed. Jienges who hope goods and services will flow to their end easily better kiss 💋 our shitholes. Only on our terms. Period.

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  • 26 August 19:19, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    What a plan of bypassing U.N. sanctions under the pretext of road construction from Kaya to Yei! Moreover I hear it is to be financed by poor Uganda! Uganda itself needs finance to construct its own roads. Then what is special for Uganda to spend their taxpayers money on a project in insecurity infested country? Something fishy.

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    • 27 August 08:24, by Midit Mitot

      Jur-Likang

      I agreed with you, Ugandan can not do any construction to Yei—Kaya road while 80% are now loitering here in South Sudan without food, that,s different case.

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      • 27 August 09:19, by Pakuai

        Midiit Mitot,
        Mr. Museveni of Uganda is not the one that controls ’South Sudan and the South Sudanese people’. But telling you losers what is going on is like telling ’stones’ to listen. Midiit Mitot, the evil juus (so-called israelis were projected’ to be ’settled in Uganda’ after they almost wiped out by the Europeans out of Germany, Central Europe and Eastern Europe>>>

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        • 27 August 09:26, by Pakuai

          "Mr. Winston Churchill proposed that evil evil idea" The evil juus (so-called israelis( would have been dead Mr. Midiit Mitot chap. Mr. Midiit Mitot, your Mr. *Winston Churchill* of the *devil infested island of England* was once worked as ’wobbly Journalist here in our Sudan’ Mr. Midiit Mitot loser>>>

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          • 27 August 09:35, by Pakuai

            Uganda is part of the so-called ’ANGLO-AMERICA’ empire Mr. Midiit Mitot, so does Kenya, Rwanda (Rwanda and Mozambique) just joined the so-called ’commonwealth countries which include Uganda’ however they have nothing to do with ANGLO-AMERICA empire Mr. Midiit Mitot piece of trash. Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa>>>

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            • 27 August 09:41, by Pakuai

              Nigeria, Ghana or Gambia. But with us here in our Nilotic valleys and plains, not even the slightest. We are conquering people. We don’t marry evil juus (so-called israelis), English people, our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, let alone Bantusees chap>>>>

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              • 27 August 09:47, by Pakuai

                You our Nuers ’ke nyantoc losers’ you losers are the ones that always ’just like to poke their reckless long noses’ into other countries and consider you sorry arses your ’being vulnerable or being unfairly targeted’ when ’Ngundeng Buong’ magician rubbish is challenged.>>>

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                • 27 August 09:53, by Pakuai

                  Our ’Nuers ke nyantoc losers’, you are the ’Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudanese, Egyptians, Bantuses of Kenya or South Africa, the US, the devil infested island of England or the evil juus (so-called israelis or their so-called arab states financiers?!!. Our Nuers ke nyantoc, be very very careful fools>>>

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                  • 27 August 09:55, by Pakuai

                    the ’Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan’ have taken back their country fools.

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                    • 28 August 11:06, by jubaone

                      Pakuai
                      What country have jienges taken? Sounds of hollowness and utter desperation. Abyei is undisputed Sudanese territory says TMC Dep. leader Gen Hemeti. Instead of blowing hot air, mobilize your cowardly jienges to liberate Abyei.

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  • 28 August 07:49, by Gender Activist Ter Manyang

    We have no future and no peace

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