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South Sudan, Ethiopia agree on fighting cross-border crimes

March 22, 2021 (JUBA) - Police in South Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to work together to fight cross-border crimes and ensure security on borders.

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South Sudan’s police spokesman Maj. Gen. Daniel Justin was quoted saying the agreement includes cooperation on security intelligence, information sharing and the control of organized crimes.

The accord, he added, also involves training of police officers in both nations.

South Sudan police chief Gen. Majak Akech Malok and Ethiopian police head C. G. Demelash Gebremicheal signed the agreement in Juba Saturday.

Also present at the signing of the agreement were South Sudan’s ambassador to Ethiopia and designated Ethiopian envoy to South Sudan.