fbpx
Latest News

South Sudan: Telar joins Machar’s SPLM-IO

Former South Sudan Ambassador To Telar Ring Deng speaking to reporters at Juba International Airport (File photo)

February 20th 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s ex-envoy to Russia, Telar Riing Deng, has declared his intention to join the main armed opposition group, SPLM-IO, led by first vice president designate Dr. Riek Machar Teny.

Telar who resigned from the ruling SPLM party two days ago said he was joining the Machar-led movement to restore reforms.

“I am glad to officially write to you my intention to join SPLM–IO. This note confirms my unwavering support for your leadership,” he said in a letter addressed to Machar dated February 20.

Telar added that he was joining the SPLM-IO to carry out “reforms agenda; rule of law and good governance as envisaged in the Revitalised Agreement for the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).”

Telar who was formerly a presidential advisor resigned from the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) on Tuesday because he said it was difficult to work with President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

Related posts

South Sudan Government Accused of Killing Civilians in Torit

Nyamilepedia

South Sudan minister seek Kiir’s intervention over ‘unacceptable’ activities of oil minister

Editors

Holdout opposition leader urges Kiir, Machar to step aside

Editors

Tell us what you think

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: