The Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, arrived in Juba for two days visited to examines the implementation status of Revitalized Peace Agreement with parties.
The Chair of Intergovernmental Authority on Development- IGAD expects to mediate peace dialogue between the SPLM/A In Opposition factions.
Earlier this month, a faction of the SPLM/A-IO emerged, declared Lt. Gen. Simon Gatwech Dual as interim Chairman replaced the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar. The SPLM-IO political bureau in Juba disregarded the group that makes the declaration cited as not the party’s leadership.
Sudan and South Sudan foreign Ministers briefed the media at Juba International Airport on Thursday, 19th August.
The Sudan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mariam Asadiq Al Mahadi, said her country concerns recent fighting in Magenis. The delegation would engage the parties and resolve the matter amicably.
“For sure, we are concerned, and that is why we are here with the minister of Defense and the minister of transport and corridor, to allow us to look into all issues.”
Mariam further said Sudan and South Sudan want to find a solution to the issue of Abyei to maintain good relations between the sisterly countries.
“We want to use the good relations to make more excellent to impact the two sisterly countries significantly. We want it to also have a significant impact on people through opening corridors in a way that can benefit people from the two Sudan,” Mariam said.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in South Sudan Beatrice Wani-Noah, said the visit is an opportunity for the Ministers of the two counties to discuss the cooperation agreements signed this year.
“Over the year, we’ve cooperation agreement signed between Sudan and South Sudan those will be examines by various Ministers and their counterpart.”
Sudan mediated the revitalized peace agreement on the resolution of Conflict in South Sudan parties signed in 2018