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US suspends embassy operations in Juba, calls for peaceful and democratic dialogue


December 17, 2013 (JUBA) - The United States State Department announced on Tuesday that it has ordered the departure of non-emergency personnel from its embassy in South Sudan in the wake of the fighting that broke out in Juba that was labeled as a coup attempt by president Salva Kiir.

According to the bulletin, the US embassy is also suspending normal operations and US citizens have been urged to "depart immediately".

“U.S. citizens who choose to stay in South Sudan despite this warning should review their personal security situation and seriously reconsider their plans to remain,” the State Department said in the warning.

US media quoted White House spokesman Jay Carney as saying that their assessment is that "Circumstances there have gotten worse and we remain deeply concern about developments in South Sudan".

Carney called on Juba to open critical points of entry and exit, including the airport, as for Washington to evacuate some of its personnel and citizens from the country.

He said that the Obama administration is closely monitoring the situation and urges all parties in South Sudan to hammer out their differences “peacefully and democratically.”


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  • 18 December 2013 08:07, by munene

    you stupid American, democracy can not be imported to ss when people still do not understand what is leadership
    just stop ur shit about democracy and continuo to support him( rike) but one day the GOD of our land shall let u confest of ur wrong doing in south sudan since it her independence in july 9 2011

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    • 18 December 2013 10:03, by Dinka Nhialic

      hahahaha am so happy for ur words, this is our responsibility protect the Nation from being falling to the hands of malitias gruops, i love George W Bush who support us at that time compare with the rest, this our State to oversee what is happening as a challenge to the Country.
      Long live SPLM/SPLA
      Long live Salva Kiir Mayardit
      Long live three region though one region is purely for enemies.

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    • 18 December 2013 16:42, by Rami Tot

      the nation is for all not for Dinka alone do you mean gentleman? if so you are fooling your self we are here to say no and stop all criminal acts against innocent regardless of his tribes the nation is what we are fighting for you don,t have vision of build it at all. beause u r just a group of thieves curroptist.

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  • 18 December 2013 08:07, by Tong dut

    What will U S do with Dinkas, that is their normal duty, now we are Somalia two.The capital will dividede into three, and three president.

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  • 18 December 2013 08:15, by munene

    i would like to assure US gov’t that, if they continuo to support defector riek, they will get what they need here in ss

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  • 18 December 2013 08:15, by munene

    i would like to assure US gov’t that, if they continuo to support defector riek, they will get what they need here in ss

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    • 18 December 2013 09:58, by Dinka Nhialic

      That sound well, u know American are like Chameleon, they change from time to time, look now, they were supporting SPLM’s Salva Kiir Mayardit, now they turn the back against him and that is the unacceptable, we are now a Country and we have right to lead our State but not to be confused by American who are supporting Dr Riek. which Democracy? Are we in 2015 now or 2013? why talking nonsense

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  • 18 December 2013 08:31, by Aweil the Role Model State 4peace

    You fool American,
    Why don’t you understand situation first before you apply your folly tactics, you did the same in Kenya, Uganda, and many other country but it didn’t work out simply because your idiotic interest has been known by all African leaders.
    If i were the president, I would have responded to your stupid call by ordering the closer and evacuation from South Sudan within 48hrs.

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    • 18 December 2013 09:41, by Akook

      Aweil and Munene, you are stupid as your both names suggest! Without effort from America and president Bush all of you would have achieved this nation called South Sudan. shut the hell up. You are everyday dying of hunger and Americans come to your rescue. From North Sudan, genocidal Bashir, you cry and America come for help

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      • 18 December 2013 21:15, by Aweil the Role Model State 4peace

        You must be from Mading-Bor as shown by your cowardice comment.
        Can you stop worshiping American folks and start to live by your own ? I feel pity on quack thinkers like you as your backwardness is so high.
        Can you tell me the reason for their evacuation and suspension of embassy from operation?
        Are you aware that the so called Obama Administration wants the fall Kiir regime by all mean

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    • 18 December 2013 09:42, by Dinka Nhialic

      Aweil Role Model
      What u are saying is true, after the failed to extracts our oils and Salva Kiir gave it to Chinese they are now angry with Salva Kiir and Riek told them if he come to power the will be given chance to be the one incharge of our oils.But now i thanks Mayardit govt, if i were Salva Kiir, i would have tell them really to leave Juba immediately than staying here in Juba!

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  • 18 December 2013 10:34, by Kenyang

    Is this attack on United States has somethingto do with what is said in the article or something already existing in mind!? Nothing in the article that talks against Kiir or for Riek. I suggest that we find something else to talk about if we’re done with S.Sudan internal affairs rather then these allegations and insults to a foreign country. America is a generous & goodfriend of S. Sudan.

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    • 18 December 2013 16:35, by Rami Tot

      that deaf president will not hear anything we try it and we didn,t succeed coz he is primitive and greedy of position and intending to kill civilian in cold blood criminal you pay the price double and double either by us or to ICC in Hague.

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      • 18 December 2013 16:37, by Rami Tot

        believe me all dinka this man will fall on our hand we present him to court in south sudan or ICC in Hague

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