Opposition Alliance denies walking out of talks in Khartoum

David Lawrence Lual, member of the alliance's delegates at the talks who is also a member of the alliance's Security Sub-Committee (file photo)

David Lawrence Lual, member of the alliance’s delegates at the talks who is also a member of the alliance’s Security Sub-Committee (file photo)

July 29th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan Opposition Alliance have denied rumors that some of its members walked out of talks today in the Sudanese capital Khartoum in contrary to an early reports.
Early today, sources contacted by the Nyamilepedia from the Sudanese capital Khartoum after social media rumors that SSOA leaders walked out of the talks leaving behinds some colleagues told the Nyamilepedia that some leaders in fact walked out of the talks.
However, David Lawrence Lual, a member of the alliance’s delegates at the talks who is also a member of the alliance’s Security Sub-Committee, told the Nyamilepedia that the there were no actually talks held at all saying the rumors were unfounded lies.
“The rumors that some members walked out are baseless, unfounded and misleading to the public . Second there was no talks held today, I am in the negotiation venue as am talking to you. So these are just rumors,” Lual said.
He said leaders of his party had left for the UK since 24th of July 2018 and are still on leave.
“None of the PDM members is here in Khartoum currently they left to UK before 24th,” he said.
On Thursday, the South Sudan Opposition Alliance decided to suspend the South Sudan United Movement under the leadership of Gen. Peter Gatdet Yak after it decided to sign a peace deal with the government and the SPLM-IO which was rejected by fellow members of the Alliance.

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