Machar may stay in Juba for days – spokesman

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit (L) shakes hands with SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon during peace celebrations at Dr. John Garang deMabior Mosoleum in Juba (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit (L) shakes hands with SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon during peace celebrations at Dr. John Garang deMabior Mosoleum in Juba (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

September 8th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s main armed opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar who is traveling to Juba tomorrow may stay in the South Sudanese capital for days if all outstanding issues are not resolved, his spokesman said Sunday.

Puok Both Baluang, the SPLM-IO director of information, has just told the Nyamilepedia that Machar who will be by a huge team may not return to Khartoum the same day if all issues he would discuss with Kiir are not resolved.

“We may not return back to Khartoum the same day if all the outstanding issues are not discussed,” Baluang said.

“This meeting will be the final between the Chairman and the President and they may meet again until the formation of the unity government,” Baluang added.

He said they will be likely accompanied by the deputy Chairman if Sudan’s Sovereignty Council General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo who is also known as Hemeti.

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