Home | News    Saturday 21 August 2021

Hamdok, Machar hold 2nd meeting on South Sudan’s peace implementation

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

Sudan's PM Hamdok (L) meets with South Sudan's FVP Marchar in Juba on 20 August 2021 (ST)
August 20, 2021 (KHARTOUM/JUBA) - The visiting Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and First Deputy Riek Machar discussed for the second time on Friday the stalled implementation of the revitalized peace agreement.

Hamdok who is also the IGAD Chair is on a three-day visit to Juba to discuss the peace implementation process in South Sudan, relations between the two Sudans and regional issues.

Accompanied by his Political Adviser Yasir Arman and Special Envoy to South Sudan Jamal Malik, he discussed with Machar security arrangements particularly the share of signatory groups in the united national army.

The meeting further discussed "The Power-sharing Agreements on the Administrative Areas and appointment of the SPLM/A (IO) nominee to the position of Deputy Minister of Interior whose nomination was submitted the President Salva Kiir Mayardit on February 1st, 2021," added the SPLM-IO press office.

The SPLM-IO says the SPLM-IG led by President Kiir incites the defection of SPLA-Io commanders to weaken the main opposition group. Also, they say that the Kiir faction refuses the formation of the united army on an equal basis, as it was agreed between the peace parties, and proposes only 40% for them.

During his meeting with Hamdok on Thursday, Kiir called to press the SPLM-IO to resolve their differences peacefully and to avoid the use of weapons. The President was referring to the clashes in the White Nile State near the border with Sudan between Machar forces and a splinter faction led by Simon Gatwech Dua.

On Friday, Hamdok met with the IGAD ambassadors in Juba to brief them about the outcome of his talks with the South Sudanese leaders on the implementation of the revitalized peace pact.

The Prime Minister affirmed that the South Sudan Peace Agreement has reached advanced steps, adding the deal has been largely implemented.

"What remains requires more efforts from all parties," he stressed according to the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA).

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.


The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


What Makes an Uprising? 2021-09-03 17:29:45 By: Dr Lam Akol* In an undated article, Hon. Atem Garang de Kuek discussed what was required for an uprising in South Sudan to succeed as did three uprisings in the recent history of Sudan (...)

Is IGAD partly responsible for current confusion in South Sudan? 2021-08-21 09:41:17 By Bol Khan In April 2016, Radio Tamazuj posted and answered questions about the fainting Security arrangements or demilitarization of the capital, Juba as stipulated in 2015's signed ARCSS and (...)

South Sudan People Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) is to create warlords 2021-08-19 11:06:28 By Steve Paterno In South Sudan, where just about everyone has access to guns (tons of them), and almost every ambitious politician is a potential warlord, any slight destabilization of the (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Statemeny bu Hala al-Karib to UN Security Council on women conditions in Sudan 2021-09-15 11:59:16 Statement by Ms Hala Al-Karib to the UN Security Council 14 September 2021 Madam President, Excellencies, My name is Hala Al-Karib and I am the Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative (...)

Joint Communiqué on the visit of H.E. the Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan to Juba 2021-08-23 11:23:26 19 – 21 August 2021 His Excellency Dr Abdallah Hamdok, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Sudan and Chairperson of IGAD, accompanied by Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, Trade, (...)

S. Korea supports UN communities building resilience project in Sudan’s Blue Nile 2019-09-09 09:26:41 UNDP Sudan September 5, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - An agreement was signed on 5th of September between the Korean Ambassador, His Excellency. Lee Ki-Seong and Dr. Selva Ramachandran, Resident (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2021 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.