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U.S. to impose visa restrictions on peace spoilers in S. Sudan

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December 12, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – The United States on Thursday announced it will implement visa restrictions against individuals who undermine or impede the peace process in South Sudan.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (AFP file photo)

Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State said the move comes as the US re-evaluates its bilateral relationship with South Sudan government.

“Such visa restrictions could include immediate family members of these individuals,” he said in a statement issued on December 12.

Visa restrictions, it said, will apply to individuals who have directly or indirectly impeded peace including violating a ceasefire or cessation of hostilities agreement; violating the UN arms embargo; engaging in corruption that fuels the conflict; suppressing freedoms of expression, association, peaceful assembly, or other abuses or violations; or by failing to abide the signed peace agreements.

According to Pompeo, South Sudanese have suffered enough while their leaders delay the implementation of sustainable peace.

“The South Sudanese deserve leaders who are committed to building consensus and willing to compromise for the greater good,” he stressed.

The decision to impose visa restrictions on peace spoilers comes a day after the US imposed sanctions on five South Sudanese individuals, it says, are responsible for killing two critics in 2017.

South Sudan descended into civil war in mid-December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup, allegations the latter denied.

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

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  • 13 December 2019 07:30, by deng

    Those Criminals have nothing to do with US Territory, they are busy looting public money and keep them in some Africa countries,

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  • 13 December 2019 09:44, by Eastern

    Dogs will start barking here that South Sudan is a product of the Ak47 afterall....

    South South, are you there...?!

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    • 13 December 2019 11:54, by Pakuai

      Eastern,
      Only losers like you still worship your US. But around the world, no serious man/woman and well informed about what the US really is, gives a damn about what those monsters say. Yes, AK47 was the one that drove your cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan out of South Sudan. Listen Mr. Eastern loser, the US is a South Sudan and South Sudanese second enemy after your cloned so-called arab>>>

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      • 13 December 2019 12:00, by Pakuai

        North Sudan. When the SPLM/A took up arms in 1983, it didn’t took permission from the US or the CIA or the commission for foreign relation (CFR and the AK47 were not provided by the US. When you losers are told the facts that the SPLM/A was to take over the whole of Sudan from your cloned so-called arab North in 1990th, then you losers won’t listen>>>

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        • 13 December 2019 12:07, by Pakuai

          The CIA or the commission for foreign relation (CFR) were the ones who nudged their Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Adwok Nyabe and other bunch of foolish so-called PhD doctors to split the SPLM/A in 1991 on the lamest accusations that the SPLM/A was "undemocratic and was fighting for the united Sudan" and your cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan army retook almost every town in South Sudan>>>>

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          • 13 December 2019 12:15, by Pakuai

            except Nimule and Jebel Boma while the SPLA was fighting Mr. Riek Machar reckless rebels. Mr. Riek & Lam Akol chronically surrendered themselves back to Khartoum, went and signed the so-called Khartoum peace agreement (KPA) in 1997. A piece of document that was shredded by Mr. Omar and Bashir and his men and stubbed it into Mr. Riek Machar and Lam Akol throats and told the foolish so-called PhD>>

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            • 13 December 2019 12:21, by Pakuai

              doctors to get fuck. Mr. Eastern, the foolishness of Mr. Riek Machar and Lam Akol with their fake PhDs, has now been blown open for the whole world to see. Riek Machar again used by the US agents to stage yet another coup attempt in 2013. run out of Juba. And is now being held hostage by his foreign handlers as their ’their bargaining chip and blackmail’ over South Sudan and the South Sudanese>>>>

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              • 13 December 2019 12:27, by Pakuai

                people. And this is precisely for the vultures in the US and their other vermin to crawl their evil selves back into our country and over our people to come and restart where the evils left it on the 15/12/2013. But Mr. Eastern, the bucks stop with the real patriots of South Sudan. Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amuom and Thomas Cirillo are not working for South Sudan and the South Sudanese>>>>

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                • 13 December 2019 12:32, by Pakuai

                  people, but they are working for their foreign masters and their secret societies. Mr. Eastern, remember, the US is just a country like other countries, the US can decide whom to refused from entering the US. Just like others countries can also decide whom to give visas to enter their countries. It is the way it is. But there are criminals in the US and their lackeys who have been treating>>>

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                  • 13 December 2019 12:41, by Pakuai

                    South Sudan like South Sudan is a US protectorate or as if South Sudanese people are US subjects/slaves. As if South Sudan was a free give from the US and the UN. Mr. the level of bile, hatred and racism often generated among the South Sudanese people towards the US, the UK, their lackeys and their puppets/stooges they have been using all the times to kill our people and divide our communities>>>

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                    • 13 December 2019 12:46, by Pakuai

                      has gone very deep. Some criminals in the US, the UK, the UN, their NGOs and some of lackeys here in the region do not know that is South Sudan, a country of angry people who have been bullied all their lives by others. And for any evil on earth to come and behaves like another bully would bloody nosed pretty badly. And evil who would again bring the evil cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan,>>>>

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                      • 13 December 2019 12:50, by Pakuai

                        White Americans, English people, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) prostitutes or any of their creeps into our country or onto our lives again would be as good as dead, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. The evil love affair with our country and our our people has gone too far and the evils would taste how we treat how enemies.>>>>

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                        • 13 December 2019 12:56, by Pakuai

                          In stead, the fake PhD doctors should be telling their foolish foot soldiers or pawns to get the hell out of these so-called UN compounds and grow their own damn food. They instead want their fools to be addicted to UN free handouts. Fellows, we have been telling some of our fools. That their US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their so-called israel and some of their creeps here in the>>>>

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                          • 13 December 2019 13:04, by Pakuai

                            region are not our real allies or uncles, but our existential enemies. In our Gambella region, the Anyuaks people were removed from their own land bought with the loan from the so-called ’world bank’ by the Abeshas (so-called ethiopians). If you can ask our foolish Riek Machar, a so-called PhD doctor. Of what benefits does his Nuer community in the Gambella region gets from that World bank funded>

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                            • 13 December 2019 13:11, by Pakuai

                              big farm on the Anyuak people’s land? Absolutely nothing. The produces from the that world bank funded is sold to feed the people in Middle East and other countries. But these facts to our lowly informed Nuers and their foolish PhD doctor, and they would at you and scream ’Jaang’. Our Nuers are informed to open their own damn eyes and minds, what their Riek Machar is after is very very dangerous>>

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                              • 13 December 2019 13:17, by Pakuai

                                for them and our country. But the slow learners would wake up like spook birds later after their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Abeshas (so-called ethiopian) prostitutes, white Americans, evil juus (so-called israelis) and some of their creeps in between who covet our country took their villages like South Africa, Zimbabwe, parts of Zambia, Namibia, Angola, Mozambique and other countries>>

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                                • 13 December 2019 13:19, by Pakuai

                                  but no a single Dinkas/muonyjiengs of the Sudan would ever again be touched any of those vermin, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM fellows.

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                                  • 13 December 2019 16:49, by Eastern

                                    Pakuai,

                                    Why should ANOTHER SKINNY VILLAGE DOG bark when a piece of steel covered in morsel is out there...?! Remember, this is not the USUAL village bone! STAND WARNED!

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                                    • 14 December 2019 00:39, by Pakuai

                                      "Why should ANOTHER SKINNY VILLAGE DOG bark when a piece of steel covered in morsel is out there...?! Remember, this is not the USUAL village bone! STAND WARNED!"
                                      By who? Mr. Eastern, do you piece of crap know that here in South Sudan, we have prepared very well with confrontation with your evils and their backers>>>

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                                      • 14 December 2019 00:47, by Pakuai

                                        bring the damn thing on and this will be the end of the so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire as we know it. Mister, who doesn’t live in a village in South Sudan. Do you know ’adit’ (steel/metal) battalion from the division of Koryom. We have better metal and steel than 1984 ’adit’ (steel/metal) battalion. Mr. Eastern come to the battle fields, and meet us on the battle creeps>>>

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