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Kiir to meet Kenyatta over disputed territory

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, right, greets his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta,left (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

June 30th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, will travel to the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Monday to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta over the disputed illema trigangle, sources at the presidency told the Nyamilepedia on Sunday.

Currently, there is a territorial disagreement over the Ilemi triangle between the Toposa, Turkana in Kenya, Nyang’atom of Ethiopia and South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria region.

Kenya’s State House spokesperson, Kanze Dena-Mararo, said the high-level meeting between the two heads of states will also review the security and management of the border of the two countries.

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1 comment

Alphonsio akol wol June 30, 2019 at 7:21 am

The countries share a wealth of culture in common, the disputed border should not be a major problem for the two leaders. They should also address the issue of corruption, where by i believe that the only way to rid africa of corruption would be through a joint effort spear headed by both governments.

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