AU urges South Sudan to expedite reunification of forces

Photo: Kiir meeting the states governor in J1 this afternoon

March 6th 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The African Union (AU) has urged South Sudan’s parties to expedite the reunification of forces as well as to also expedite other transitional security issues which are still pending.

The call came more than a week after President Salva Kiir appointed opposition and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny in accordance with the revitalized peace agreement.

In a statement seen by Nyamilepedia, the AU Peace and Security Council “Underscores the importance of expediting the implementation of the transitional security arrangements, as per the provisions of the Revitalized Agreement.

The statement further “encourages all parties to sustain commitment to consolidating gains, and to pave the way for the effective organization and creation of a conducive environment for holding national elections at the end of the interim process, with a view to enable the people of South Sudan to enjoy their democratic right of electing political representatives of their choice.”

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