SUDANESE FM: RIEK MACHAR AGREES TO SIGN SOUTH SUDAN PEACE AGREEMENT

KHARTOUM, Sudan’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, has disclosed that the leader of South Sudan’s main opposition party, the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLM-O), Dr. Riek Machar, has agreed to sign the final South Sudan peace agreement on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018.

He said this followed intensive negotiations which the Sudanese mediation team had conducted with Dr. Machar in this respect.

Meanwhile, the Sudanese mediation team affirmed that it is committed to raising the points requested by Dr. Machar to the next summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the eight-nation Horn of African bloc which spearheaded the intra-South Sudan peace negotiations for a mandate to be discussed.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK