EBIJING, China has called on South Sudan’s warring parties to implement a peace deal and resume peace and stability in the country at an early date, says Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying.
A peace areement on power-sharing and security arrangements was signed on Sunday in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, by South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, leading opposition leader Riek Machar, and representatives of other opposition groups.
Commenting on the development, Hua said at a daily media briefing here Monday that China welcomed and appreciated the peace deal, which marked an important step towards peace in South Sudan.
“We call on South Sudan’s conflicting parties to implement the peace deal and restore peace and stability at an early date,” Hua said, adding that China would, as always, provide support and assistance to the peace process in South Sudan.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK