US President, Donald Trump, renews national emergency with respect to South Sudan
Mar 27th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – President Donald Trump of the United States of America (USA) Tuesday extended the national emergency on South order accutane no rx Sudan for another year, citing continuous threat being posed by South Sudan to the United States.
In April 2014, former United States President, Barrack Obama first declared the emergency against South Sudan just four months after South Sudan descended into civil war. Since then, the emergency has remained in place being renewed each year.
“On April 3, 2014, by Executive Order 13664, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the situation in and in relation to South Sudan, which has been marked by activities that threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan and the surrounding region, including widespread violence and atrocities, human rights abuses, recruitment and use of child soldiers, attacks on peacekeepers and humanitarian aid workers, and obstruction of humanitarian operations,” reads the statement signed by the U.S President Donald J. Trump.
“The situation in and in relation to South Sudan continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States. For this reason, the national emergency declared on April 3, 2014, to deal with that threat must continue in effect beyond April 3, 2018.” Added the statement.
The president declared in the statement “Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13664.”
South Sudan has been in a bloody civil war since December 2013 after a party infighting extended to the SPLA, the county’s army fitting President Kiir’s Dinka and Machar’s Nuer.
Tens of thousands of people have been killed and nearly half of South Sudan’s 12 million population displaced.