Sud-Soudan parties signent un accord sur accord de sécurité de transition

South Sudan parties, including the government, the armed opposition and former detainees on Tuesday signed an agreement on transition security agreement in the country.
The agreement, which is an important step to implement permanent ceasefire, came to the end of a 14-day meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
The block of East Africa, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was a mediator in the peace process in southern Sudan since the outbreak of war in the world’s newest nation in mid December 2013.
The agreement was signed between the government, the armed opposition (SPLM / SPLA in opposition / IO) and the SPLM leaders (former prisoners).
The signing of the agreement was witnessed by the Special Envoys of IGAD, in the presence of former President Festus Mogae of Botswana, who is also chairman of the joint monitoring and evaluation by the Commission (JMEC) South -Soudan peace agreement.
“This is the special day for the people of Southern Sudan. This is a day when we will start the actual operationalization of the peace agreement in the Republic of South Sudan, “said Michael Makuei, Minister of Information of South Sudan.
The Minister expressed the commitment of the Government of Southern Sudan for the implementation of the agreement.
Gen. Taban Deng, the chief negotiator of a delegation of the SPLM / SPLA-IO will go to Juba, capital of South Sudan later this month for the process.
John Luk Jok, representing former detainees in Southern Sudan, said the signing of the agreement is a historic move and a big step to move towards the implementation of the peace agreement.

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