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South Sudan president describes Moroccan King as “true brother”


King Mohammed VI of Morocco (L) received and President Kiir at the State House on 1 February 2017 (Moses Lomayat Photo)

February 3, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has been amused by the visit and donation made by Moroccan King Mohammed the VI, describing him as a "true brother".

“There is no other way I can describe the support we have received from His Majesty the King of Morocco than to say he is a true brother. A brother stands with a brother at all times, whether it is good or bad time. On behalf of the government and the people of South Sudan, I extend sincere his appreciation and thanks for the support we have received from the people and government of Morocco headed by His Majesty the king. We pledge our support and cooperation with the government and the people of Morocco in all fields,” said president Kiir after visiting Juba military hospital on Thursday.

President Kiir, together with the King Mohammed VI of Morocco, on Thursday, held a last meeting after the inauguration of a Moroccan mobile clinic in Juba at Dr John Garang Mausoleum.

The South Sudanese leader, also, said that the two-day visit symbolizes the commitment of the Moroccan King and upholds the values of pan-Africanism and solidity.

King Mohammed VI’s visit to South Sudan takes palace after the readmission of his country at the African Union more than three decades after it left to protest the recognition of the independence of the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

Juba in the past supported the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic which was among the first countries to recognise South Sudan Independence. However, Rabat, which plans to forge an anti-Saharawi front inside the African Union in order to expel them from the African Union, hopes that South Sudan will join this alliance after it refused to oppose its readmission to the regional body.

Several southern African countries said opposed to the Morocco reintegration in the African Union and condemned "the occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco".

Information minister and the government spokesperson expressed appreciation of support from the Moroccan King Mohammed VI.

“When His Majesty visited the mobile hospital, he found a young sick man, and he decided to take him and that he should be accompanied by a doctor, he decided to go and treat him and take maximum care until he gets well,” Minister Michael Lueth told reporters after the end of the two days visit on Thursday.

Lueth revealed that the Moroccan King has invited President Salva Kiir to visit Morocco. He did not say when the visit would take place but that it would occur when preparations are completed.


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  • 4 February 2017 07:08, by Eastern

    Right! Kiir’s father was a northern Sudanese after all.........

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    • 4 February 2017 07:26, by South South


      Anything good about South Sudan kill you. Many good things will come to South Sudan, prepare yourself to live with them, no choice for you.

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      • 4 February 2017 14:14, by jubaone

        To address an Arab as "true brother" is the peak of jienge inferiority complex and bootlicking. Kiir hasn´t even addressed any of the Black African leaders like this. This is submissiveness of the lowest order. Perhaps now, Kiir will be sending some jienges to Morocco to works as houseslaves, you can´t tell.

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        • 5 February 2017 01:23, by john akeen

          White African’s actually are looking for Africa continent future they are not like us black African’s (why) because if you look at our-self we the black African’s, we don’t like to look for Africa future, what we like to look for is killing eachother because of many or positions in the GOV, if you look at black Africans they don’t like to help eachother, plus being a rebels against eachother,

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          • 5 February 2017 01:56, by john akeen

            what else do we know as black Africans then killing ourself. if you look at African Americans in numbers they are more then white Americans, white Americans are 65% or 75% and African American are 100% or 99% in America, but if African Americans are more why they are not controlling part of the GOV or business, all they do is killing eachother on the street and selling drugs. do you know why?

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            • 5 February 2017 02:18, by john akeen

              that’s because they don’t what to forget about the bast and to educate themselves and to work, they think they can control white Americans by being gangsters & killings people, and that is what REIK Macher’s followers doing right now in SSUDAN and they will be like those African American if they don’t forget the past and TO stop fallowing REIK MACHER. BY THE WAY WE DON’T CARE ABOUT REIK ANYMORE

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      • 4 February 2017 17:34, by nuer food lovers

        transitional government of National unity to be form to bring peace in south sudan.
        Majak Agoot the president.
        Pagan Amum the foreigner Affairs.
        Jok madut jok the Vice.pre.
        malong Awan the Assistant Barh el Gazal coordinator

        - Kiir mayardid the coordinator of Barh el gazal state in the TGNU to be form..
        - Riek machar the coordinator of Nuer state in the TGNU.
        - Bagasoro -rep.Equatoria

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        • 4 February 2017 17:38, by nuer food lovers

          Bona Malual madut..food relief distributor to Barh el gazal since it is the only known for hunger strike in south sudan.they rest of south sudan will be ready to offer you food relief.

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      • 4 February 2017 18:24, by Kuch

        Why doesn’t Salva Kiir just resigns and spare our country and our people these sort of humiliations? This Morocco fool doesn’t has that money to invest in our country fool. There was European and America conference done in his country last year on the disguise of seeking solution for global warming>>>

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        • 4 February 2017 18:42, by Kuch

          it was nothing to do with seeking solutions for global warming, but more of *19th century Berlin conference part two* Fellows, be very careful. This Moroccan idiot signed a lot of these bullshits with over 20 other African countries. Where do you fools thing Morocco will get the money from for all these pledges?>>>

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          • 4 February 2017 18:49, by Kuch

            The money is going to come from some European and American globalist behind the current war in our country. Fools, any criminals who would want to bring the evils into our country again will be dealt with thoroughly. Fellows, don’t always follow West African countries. They still worship Europeans, Americans and Arabs>>>

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            • 4 February 2017 18:55, by Kuch

              Don’t some of our fools even feel ashamed with the way the fools like Riek Machar and Lam Akol have humiliated our country and our people? Fellows, be very very careful. Sharpen your damn spears. Our country is being coveted by our arch enemies. Stop watching the damn evil corporate America and European movies fools.

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              • 4 February 2017 19:03, by Kuch

                Fools didn’t you hear how a Moroccan talked down our country and our people a few days ago on a BBC FOCUS on Africa? No wander we are fighting ourselves with useless wars! We just think foreign countries things are better than ours? Fellows, our country will be like Somalia if we continue this path. Some of us are fed up some our people messy way of life. Salva Kiir with his advisors>>>

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                • 4 February 2017 19:05, by Kuch

                  We just don’t need more humiliations.

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                  • 4 February 2017 19:25, by nuer food lovers

                    stupid supporters of the damn primitive president are celebrating and ululating like women that the moroccan king is going to build the new capital..where on earth did the country get to build another country for just friendship?kiir mayardit walai i pitty Junubin

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  • 4 February 2017 09:00, by 2moro

    But when will the implementation of what you have signed begin? You better speed up the exercise because Juba is no longer safe for your SPLM to live for ten more years. Thanks to His majesty Mohammad for showing the love needed of us by God. Since Kiir is now your friend, you got to teach him how to pull out of an organization when one is not satisfied with the way one’s country is being treated

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  • 4 February 2017 11:35, by Philosopherking

    Here is a country blessed with some of the most fertile soils on the continent, abundant water, minerals and petroleum, wild life, but for the incompetence of its leaders can not build schools, roads, hospitals or even feed itself! For JCE stupidity, we have more bullets in the country than medication! Now JCE wants a foreign country to build and own their capital city! R We independent?

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  • 4 February 2017 13:32, by Lou Nuer The Great

    Jienges food lovers and evile eyes

    Mohammed will do nothing for you as your former husband uganda reject gays practiced by kiir
    hahahahaha SPLA IO are marching toward you

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