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Kiir urges citizens to accept pre-transitional period extension

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November 10, 2019 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has appealed to the country’s citizens to “whole heatedly” accept the extension by 100 days of the pre-transition period.

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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)

In his speech to the nation on Saturday, Kiir also urged the army and organized forces to maintain peace and accept his orders not to return the country to war.

Kiir and armed opposition leader Riek Machar on Thursday last week agreed to delay key benchmarks in the peace accord by 100 days.

Both parties agreed to push back the deadline at tripartite talks hosted by Uganda, a guarantor to South Sudan’s peace agreement.

The Entebbe meeting was attended by Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni and the head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan.

The delay in forming a transitional government by November 12 came after the main opposition group threatened to opt out of the deadline, saying security arrangements are incomplete.

“I call upon the parties to the agreement to be patient and accept the decision of the guarantors. I will to engage with all of you on progress of the implementation of the remaining critical tasks of the agreement in the 100 days extension,” said Kiir.

Meanwhile the South Sudanese leader said his government would raise the remaining portion of the $100 million pledged to facilitate the implementation of the country’s revitalized peace agreement.

He said the peace guarantors, with the participation of the parties to the agreement, have established a committee to supervise the implementation of the outstanding critical tasks of the agreement.

“We have no doubt that the aforesaid committee will not inform th the guarantors, IGAD, AU, Security Council and our many partners about the truth on the ground, but also expose the challenges associated with the compliance of the parties with the provisions of the security sector arrangements,” stressed Kiir.

The United States on Friday said it was disappointed after Kiir and Machar failed to form a government, calling on IGAD to establish benchmarks to assess the peace implementation process.

South Sudan descended into war in December 2013 when President Kiir accused his former deputy Machar of plotting a coup, allegations he dismissed.

In September last year, the arch rivals signed a revitalized peace agreement to end the country’s civil war that killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions.

(ST)

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  • 11 November 09:11, by Midit Mitot

    President Kiir,

    This extension has been accepted even South Sudan animals.

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    • 11 November 09:23, by South South

      Midit Mitot,

      Breaking News!!!!
      Kiir will handover the country to Riek after 100 days. Kiir will allow Riek’s forces to enter Juba in million. Kiir will go back to 10 states. Kiir will give ministry of finance, defense, interior, education, energy and all ministers to Riek. Oh!!!! Nyagats won the war, they will control the country.

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      • 11 November 09:30, by Midit Mitot

        South South,

        Lueth (Kach), we need inclusive government that can favor any party or any tribe in the country.

        President Kiir will be still a President of the country.

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        • 11 November 09:39, by South South

          Midit Mitot,

          Ok, you are a little bit reasonable here and I respect that. Seeing people like Games who is really mentally retarded dancing around of winning the war, and that Kiir has no choice, but to give Riek everything he is asking for, make me laugh to my stomach. Kiir will never give Riek everything he needs because there is no peace like that. Peace means give and take.

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          • 11 November 09:49, by Games

            South South
            If M7 did not call Salva Kiir to Kampala, Salva Kiir could have been going head with his fake government. Although I am with those who think that Dinka and Nuer should be given a good 6 months war without outsiders involving into this war and come to the tables again. Salva Kiir will always listening to Machar demands.

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            • 11 November 13:16, by South South

              Games,
              Mentally retarded man, what are you waiting for with your nyagats, come and try Bentu or Malakal or even Nasr, right now if you have good fighters, wicked and weak.

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          • 11 November 10:57, by conservative

            If nuer is not happy to be in south than North I think is better place for them, because Dinka will never hand the power because salava place is belong to spla according to the agreement and reik can be vice President as long he wants till election time no doubt 😂😂😂

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            • 11 November 12:52, by Gorjang Gany

              conservative

              it seem like you read some texts in the agreement, but if that is the case why your kiir does n`t follow it? He want to do things outside the box like what he did in 2016.

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            • 11 November 16:25, by Games

              "Conservative’
              You Dinka should be the first people to leave South and move somewhere like Uganda or Kenya. Perhaps the Arab North wouldn’t want you either because you are troubled makers ungly createre dirty humans being. Salva Kiir will be gone as there are np permanent President in this world.

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      • 11 November 09:33, by Gorjang Gany

        Could you tell us more the meaning of word Nyagat?

        But for me in local languages the word nyagat mean some one who loot the public funds, properties of other people as his or her own

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      • 11 November 09:41, by Gorjang Gany

        Kiir is a right person to be call nyagat because he is looting the resources of South Sudan and the properties of civilians like what happened in Unity state in 2015, 2016 and 2018.

        When he arms militia and galweng with guns and ammunition and instructed them to loot and killed women and children in Leer, Koch, Guit, Rubkona and Panyijiar.

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      • 11 November 19:53, by jubaone

        South South
        Like all jienges, after plundering and screwing SS empty and causing so much shit, you want Riek and the IO to come and fix that? You scumbag. Just like the DG of Revenue Authority who stuffed all loopholes against grand theft by jienges was later fired. Now jienges can freely serve themselves to state revenues

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    • 11 November 09:29, by Gorjang Gany

      It was the call of all South Sudanese citizens except those who were seeking positions from your fake government and those who don`t want peace like the half caste called taban.

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      • 11 November 09:40, by Games

        Gorjany Gany
        Terms’ Nyagatt’ is actually referred to Dinka who have been stealing others people properties since God created this earth

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    • 11 November 09:34, by Games

      Midit Mitot
      Salva Kiir has no choices to reject the extended. He (Salva Kiir) didn’t even admit that the whole delays of forming the government on time are all his fault and tells the truth to the public

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      • 11 November 09:46, by Gorjang Gany

        That is true Mr Games kiir had no idea of doing somethings on his own, as the whole world know he is usually direct by M7 and his tribal advisers (JCE).

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        • 11 November 09:52, by Gorjang Gany

          South Sudan.

          Your dream become true in the future as you said, Dr Machar will be our president very soon when we will go for election because he will win.

          Put in your mine that, Kiir is not qualify to lead this country because he had nothings in his mine only his cowboy hat on his head.

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          • 11 November 09:58, by Gorjang Gany

            If you want to maintain your Kiir in leadership you can advise him to contest to a position of headman in Malualkon villages during election maybe he will win and act as a headman there.

            That will be the right place for him to practice his tribalism.

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    • 11 November 12:25, by jubaone

      Midit Mitot,
      This jienge kiirminal and kaffir is already defeated. His SSDinka Forces have no food anymore, most have been killed, maimed and starved to death in Equatoria bushes. After Malong fled, the rest have turned into street beggars and thugs. Come to Juba or Nimule and see them. He has NO choice but surrender. All Equatorian IOs must return to the bush or join NAS.

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  • 11 November 13:18, by real Dinka

    Kiir and Machar are both doing no thing to save lives of they dying citizens every daily basis because they still leaders of their own.
    Why not the step down and give S.Sudanese chance to chose their leader?

    Kiir and Riak must go!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Enough is enough period

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