Parties starts workshop on security in Khartoum.

South Sudan information minister speaking to the press in Khartoum (File photo)

September 4th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudanear parties negotiating an end to the ongoing civil war have started a workshop on the security and ceasefire agreement ahead of the IGAD summit which is expected to take place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.

South Sudan’s Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told journalists that the workshop has started today and is expected to end in three days which he will then mark the end of the peace negotiations between parties.

“The security workshop has started today. it has started it’s work today. it will continue for the next three days after which it will be closed and that will mark actually the end of the negotiations of the peace agreement for the Republic of South Sudan,” Makuei said.

He said after the workshop, the Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiry Ahmed who is also the Chief Mediator will then compile a report to the IGAD Council of Ministers which will then endorse it for the upcoming summit of the IGAD head of states and government.

“Therefore after that the report will be compiled, the street will be compiled by the Minister of Foreign Affairs [of Sudan] who is also the Chief Mediator and therefore will present this to the Council of IGAD ministers,” he said

“The council of IGAD will look at it and endorse and pass it to the head of states and government of IGAD in their summit which is expected to take place here in Khartoum and thereafter will be followed by the final signing ceremony of the final revitalized agreement,” he added.

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