Dr. Machar is expected to Land at John F. Kennedy airport with Thousands waiting to Welcome Him.
September 26, 2015 (Nyamilepedia)—-The chairman and commander in chief for SPLM/A-IO Dr.Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon is expected toarrive in the United States of America in the next two hours to attend the UN summit on South Sudan, organized by the General Assembly in New York. The summit brings heads of state and government from around the world.
Dr Machar left for New York on Friday evening from Ethiopian’s capital Addis Ababa and his plane is expected to jet into the country around 1:30PM East Africa local time at John F. Kennedy airport in New York.
Over 3,000 South Sudanese have converged at John F. Kennedy airport to welcome him to United States of America for the first time since the beginning of the crises on 15 December 2013 in South Sudanese capital Juba.
Machar is also expected to meet South Sudanese community in Omaha, Nebraska after the UN summit in the first week of October.
On other hand, the government allied militias who called themselves Maban Defend forces or MDF attacked the position of the rebels infantry forces that were on move from Odear, Eastern Upper Nile towards North. The incident occurred yesterday near Maban County.
“MDF came out from the town to ambush our forces on the way and were lying in wait in concealed positions to make surprise attacks on our mighty troops while on the way. However, the the SPLA-IO Gallant forces managed to break through and repulsed the government forces with big loses on them” Major Dickson Gatluak told our editorial team.