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U.S. says disappointed by delay of South Sudan’s transition

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From the left: Machar, Kiir , Museveni and al Burhan pose in Entebbe after the extension of the pre-transitional period for 100 days on 7 Nov 2019 (Sovereign Council Photo)
November 8, 2019 (JUBA) - The United States said disappointed by the failure of President Salva Kiir and his main peace partner Riek Machar to form the transitional government and called on the IGAD to establish benchmarks to assess peace implementation process.

On Thursday 7 November, Kiir and Machar agreed in a meeting held in Entebbe with the participation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan to extend the pre-transitional period for 100 days.

Machar refused the formation of the transitional government unless the two issues of the security arrangements and the state boundaries are resolved. He even went to warn that the ceasefire will be in jeopardy if the government is formed by November the 12th.

Kiir, for his part, is seen as seeking to maintain the status quo for the 28 states and refusing to disburse the funds needed for implementation of the costly security arrangements which will lead to form a unified army.

In a series of tweets on Friday, the Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor Nagy said "Deeply disappointed" by the delay of the formation of the transitional government for more than three months.

"This inability to meet their own deadline calls into question their suitability to continue to lead the nation’s peace process," he said.

He further called on the IGAD which brokered the peace agreement and oversees its implementation to work with the South Sudanese parties to set clear benchmarks for progress during an IGAD summit.

However, Nagy thanked the regional leaders of Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda for attempting to mediate between President Kiir and Machar.

The US top diplomat for Africa called on the parties to continue to observe the ceasefire which is the only positive result after five years of war and warned against promoting a return to the war.

"We must review our relationship with the government in light of the delay. The U.S. is considering all possible options to put pressure on those individuals who would impede peace and promote conflict," he concluded.

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  • 9 November 12:36, by South South

    I am very disappointed too for delay of forming government of national unity, but we will work on that soon. two things I need to point out:
    1- South Sudan issue is not on the top agenda of US, this is the only reason we see people at very low level of US government are reacting to the failure to form the government.
    2- If Riek wants boundaries of states to be resolved, that’s doable.

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    • 9 November 13:30, by Eastern

      South South,

      Just go fuck!How really cares about you being disappointed.

      Listen here...get worried by the current trend in Abyei where unknown gunmen are murdering jenge chiefs. Don’t get disappointed when real South Sudanese are now forcing Kiir to comply to their demands. After the lapse of the 100 days if Kiir remains intrasegent, we will ask him to remove his black hat!

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      • 9 November 13:59, by Garang Akeen Tong

        Eastern

        Is your habits when you hear Dinka was killed there and here, you always celebrate and forget that they are your brothers.

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      • 9 November 14:22, by jubaone

        Eastern
        These Abyei jienges can’t put up any resistance at all. In around 2012-13, the jienge paramount chief Kuol Deng was gunned down and not a single jienge in Juba dared to demonstrate let alone revenge attacks against the Mesiriya. They are terrified like chicken and nothing will ever happen.

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        • 9 November 15:49, by Garang Akeen Tong

          Jubone

          The chief was killed in the hands of teeth less
          so called UNISFA, if you are not aware, south sudan is biggest than Abyei, and we liberated leave alone Abyei, we can able to protect our citizens and it land.

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          • 9 November 20:27, by jubaone

            Garang Akeen
            Do you know about Khatiba Tafeng, Khatiba Mukshaha, Khatiba Shakoush which were exclusively or predominantly Equatorian? You foolish jienges were in Mour Mour, Jarat I dont knw what! Let us if you can liberate Abyei, you cowards.

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            • 9 November 21:18, by Garang Akeen Tong

              Jubone

              You are really tribal mind set,
              with blind hearted, when did I say we
              Dinka liberated south sudan? If I say we
              including you, though truth can speak as
              speak in your heart, I don’t tell anyone ,
              but you knew it even Arab know it well,

              Stop abusive words.

              Peace be with you.

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      • 9 November 14:25, by South South

        Eastern,

        you are a son of prostitute who was born in "KARAMA". You are also fuck many times by fake Arabs, shut up dirty monkey.

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        • 9 November 14:28, by South South

          After 100 days, Kiir will remain on top of everybody including monkeys and rats. Just because there is 100 day delay monkeys are jumping up and down like the won the war, no, in every corner of South Sudan Kiir commanding positions.

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        • 9 November 15:55, by The Rhino

          South South,

          Respect all South Sudanese women!Shit,what is your fucking problem you idiot?As soon as you open your dirty mouth,only shit comes out,disgusting!Leave Eastern alone!Instead of squatting and barking here like a street dog go and face Mesiriya fighters or contribute to save your drawing naked relatives from ravaging floods, you worthless junk!Right now your Abyei is in deep shit!

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          • 9 November 16:03, by The Rhino

            South South,

            After 100 days many things can happen.Kiir out of power,regime change,Juba being overrun by IO or NAS warriors, who knows.What is clear is that,your drunkard Kiir and his goons are vividly walking on very thin ice.Status quo will soon be buried for good,done!

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          • 9 November 20:05, by South South

            The Rhino,

            You need to put word into your monkey brother called Eastern. Mundari man, Kiir will give to power monkey rebels after 100 days, start dancing.

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          • 11 November 04:54, by Anthony

            The Naked Mundari cowfucker🐄: Oh leave my husband eastern cunt alone! you hurt my feelings I’m crying!

            You stupid gay cow fucker. Are you easterns mother? that bitch can’t defend hinself? He’s not a man? Yeah of course he’s not. Just a lotuko ape🦍 with a dinka prostitute wife.

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      • 9 November 16:14, by The Rhino

        Jubaone,Eastern,

        Strictly spoken,jienges are big cowards!Were it not short-legged Museveni keeping them alive, these chaotic bastards would’ve long been squeezed back to Bahr El Gazal and those filthy swampy areas.Museveni will die, then we’ll see how the dynamics change.Jienges are in a big death trap!

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        • 9 November 19:47, by Pakuai

          If you were that brave, then you wouldn’t have let your Bantuses in Dr Congo be bullied by the Belgium. Do you piece of trashes even know the Bantuses and their history love white people? Their love of white people and white people was why the Bantuses where shipped into Americas through Angola, Congo, Benin (Nigeria), Cameroon, Senegal, Mozambique and Ghana>>>

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          • 9 November 21:00, by Pakuai

            Mr. The Rhino, if you go to Southern part of the US, there is one of the biggest prison there, name after Angola where most the slaves were ’extracted’ from by their ’white enslavers’. And ironically, the American Americans, mostly of the ’prisoners in Angola prison’ are African Americans. Mr. The Rhino, don’t you loser>>>

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            • 9 November 22:18, by Pakuai

              knows most of ’your Bantuses’ from Nigeria, Ghana, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Bakino Faso, Chad, Darfur; often crossed the ’Mediterranean sea’ to go to ’Italy and other parts’ of Europe through Libya? And then go and lie through their evil teeth that they are ’South Sudanese people’. Other bunch of evil, the Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), Eritreans and some of their Bnatuses here in our>>>>

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              • 9 November 22:24, by Pakuai

                region and other parts of Africa, like our cloned arab North Sudan, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Darfur, the evil juus (so-called ethiopia), the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their gulf Arab of North Sudan and their evil juus (so-called israelis), their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps here in South Sudan>>>

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  • 9 November 13:49, by Garang Akeen Tong

    South south

    Double doubt is already
    in ground, my question is what will be next after 100 days? The so called US knew from beginning who is problems to people of South sudan and they shortens theirs figure
    to point him.

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    • 9 November 14:37, by South South

      Garang Akeen Tong,

      South Sudan is not on the top of US agenda right now, maybe they have other things they are focusing on. After 100 days, no one will allow Riek’s forces to come Juba, no going back to 10 states. We can delay government for another 6 months after 100 days, but the country is moving on.

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      • 9 November 14:43, by South South

        Continue: Let rebels celebrate the delay because they are weak and disorganized. Who will allow wicked forces of Riek we defeated in every battle to come to Juba? No, that will not happen. Who will accept to give up his state and go back to 10 states? No one. States boundaries are ok to work on them, but reducing our states to 10 will not happen unless there is national vote to decide.

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        • 9 November 16:21, by Garang Akeen Tong

          South south

          Any attempt to decrease the current states
          is uncall to people of South sudan and it will create another war,for no one giving up it state.

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          • 9 November 17:08, by Games

            Garang Akeen Tong
            Grabbing others people lands are illegally worldwide. If you guys are blindly supporting your tribalism President of taking none Dinka lands and theirs properties then you all are useless.
            Create more states in your community and leaves us with our ones

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            • 10 November 18:44, by Garang Akeen Tong

              Mr. Game

              We are happy with our state and fullstop , if you aren’t satisfied with your state fuck your things and go back to your old one , it wouldn’t be obstacle to process, all this kind of boudary should be addressed on table as a family of one nation. Not in abroad its waste of time. You are the very people supporting President Kiir Mayardit to stay in power.

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            • 10 November 19:53, by Anthony

              Games/slave

              First tell the nuer to give back longechuk and akobo to the anyuak and burun then condemn others for stealing land. you stupid dog.

              Your even trying to steal ruweng land from the dinka.

              Hypocritical animal.

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          • 9 November 17:16, by jubaone

            Garang Akeen
            Look at your pathetic jienge governor with office under a tree. Go and help him build even a tukul, ya aryan jienge.
            http://www.gurtong.net/ECM/Editorial/tabid/124/ctl/ArticleView/mid/519/articleId/21442/Governor-And-Cabinet-Operating-Under-Trees-In-Gok-State.aspx

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  • 9 November 16:49, by Games

    South South/Slaves
    Salva Kiir is a very man without M7 behind him. M7 told Salva Kiir what we predicted as the peace would be extended a gain. Uganda military will only protect their own borders and will never enter into South Sudan land to help you and your cowboy hat from white armed who nearly drives you to extinction 2013-2014..Salva Kiir would agree with all Machar demands, because Machar is

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  • 9 November 16:51, by Games

    Because Machar is in better position right now contrast to your uncle.

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  • 9 November 16:57, by Games

    South South/Slaves
    Your songs that you have been singing all these years along that Salva Kiir would be still on the top seat..read the peace agreement document again idiots.

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  • 10 November 01:24, by Joseph Canada

    I am very disappointed that the US Government would rather see the Blood spill of Black people so they can benefit by selling their Guns to them. If this is the case then Go Fuck Yourselves.

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