The Jieng Council of Elders Welcome The Return Of Dr. Riek Machar Teny To Form The Transitional Government With President Kiir
April 30, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The Jieng Council of Elders applause the return of Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the First Vice President of Transitional Government of National Unity and the Commander-in-Chief of SPLA-IO
According to a press statement signed by the two co-chairmen of the Jieng Council of Elders, Ambrose Riiny Thiik and Joshua Dau Diu, the Dinka elders believes that the return of Dr. Machar has officially ended the war in South Sudan.
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“The return of Dr. Riek Machar Teny mark the end of the war and the beginning of peace, national reconciliation and healing.” Said the Dinka elders.
“The council believes that these giant steps will bring to an end the unnecessary suffering of the people of South Sudanese people” They continued.
The Elders, who advise President Salva Kiir, congratulates Mr. Kiir for prompt inauguration of Machar on his arrival and equally congratulates Machar “for taking a courageous decision to return to Juba to participate in the implementation of the peace agreement”.
The controversial elders, who are accused of administering stumbling blocks including the issue of unilateral 28 states, appreciates IGAD-Plus, TROIKA, China, Russia and Japan for their hard work and commitment during the negotiation.
The Elders calls on the International Community to pour in more support for the vulnerable young nation to implement its peace agreement and begin developing its damaged infrastructure.
“The JCE requests the support of the South Sudanese friends to the Transitional Government of National Unity(TGoNU) and continue humanitarian action to alleviate the suffering of the South Sudanese people.”
“The Council equally equally appeals to the international community to rescue and stabilize economic crisis in South Sudan” the Council continued.
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