Head Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Press Release No:3
For immediate release,
June 26, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The SSRRA would like to refute the false claims made by the so call Mabor Bol on 26th June 2014 which appeared on Sudan tribune website, claiming to be county commissioner of Uror County. These false and unfounded allegations against people movement (SPLM/SPLA) and freedom fighters is a calculated move by Kiir cronies and simpletons to penetrate Free and Liberated Areas (FLA) under humanitarian and relief assistant cover.
The SPLM/SPLA-humanitarian wing ( SSRRA) has been facilitating and continue to facilitates the unhindered relief and humanitarian assistant to the most affected population in the SPLM/SPLA control areas according to the terms and conditions provided in the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COH) singed on 23 January 2014 between SPLM/SPLA and Government of South Sudan in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The World Food Programme (WFP) which has started relief and humanitarian assistant to our civil population through airdropping of food items was facilitated by SSRRA on the 18th March 2014 and up to 14th April 2014. This operation was carried out successfully with full coordination between SSRRA, WFP and other UN Relief and Humanitarian Agencies.
The regime in Juba is using relief and humanitarian assistants to conduct espionage activities in the SPLM/SPLA controlled areas.
The UN agencies and other relief and humanitarian agencies are in direct contact with the SSRRA offices in Addis Ababa and in Nairobi. Any relief and humanitarian assistant are always done with direct coordination with SSRRA offices.
We want to reiterates our commitment to the unhindered humanitarian access to all affected areas under the SPLM/SPLA as stated clearly in the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COH).
Puoch Riek Deng
Public Relations Officer
South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Agency-SSRRA
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.