Machar to be appointed First Vice-President: Sudanese Foreign Minister

South Sudan's Machar, (L) shakes hands with Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir as they arrives in the state house, Kampala, Uganda July 7th 2018 (File photo)

South Sudan’s Machar, (L) shakes hands with Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir as they arrives in the state house, Kampala, Uganda July 7th 2018 (File photo)

July 8th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s prominent opposition and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon will be appointed the country’s First Vice-President, the Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dierdiry Ahmed told reporters on Saturday evening in the Ugandan capital Kampala following talks between Kiir and Machar under the auspices of the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in presence of his Sudanese counterpart President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir.

Machar has held the First Vice-President position prior to July 2016 in which guards loyal to him and President Kiir clashed at the state house in Juba resulting to death of number of several government troops and few SPLA-IO soldier stationed outside the palace.

“It has been agreed that there will be four vice presidents: the current two vice presidents, plus Riek Machar who will assume the position of first vice president, and then the fourth position will be allocated to a woman from the opposition,” the Sudanese foreign minister Al-Dierdiry Ahmed told reporters yesterday in Kampala.

Machar on Saturday night returned back to the Sudanese capital Khartoum together with the Sudanese President Field Marshal Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir aboard a Sudanese Presidential jet.
Talks are also expected to continue today in the Sudanese for the rest of the warring parties to deliberate on the pending issues.

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  • Beek

    North Sudan can sleeps within, simply because they are non morally existed and that is Riek Machar today.