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April 12, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan says it is optimistic relations with the United States will improve after Washington nominated a new envoy to the East African nation.

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South Sudan’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Mawien Makol (Photo: Citizen News)

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing on Wednesday for Thomas Hushek, who is President Donald Trump’s nominee, to be the next US ambassador to South Sudan.

"Juba and the U.S. have diplomatic relations. So we are happy that the US is finally appointing someone to head its mission here. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will welcome him and work with him," the foreign affairs ministry spokesperson, Mawien Makol told Xinhua.

The officials also hinted on the sanctions imposed on some South Sudanese officials in 2017 and 15 oil companies this year, but said South Sudan remains fully committed to working with the US.

"These are some of the ups and down that we are going through and we hope that we shall understand ourselves and be able to push forward," stressed Makol.

South Sudan descended into war in mid-December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused the the country’s former first vice-president, Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

The conflict has killed tens of thousands and forced more than 2 million people to flee their homes.

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  • 13 April 10:30, by quiz

    Juba gov,t; U are the 1st to dances when you see new dev,t in USA gov,t and the 1st to insults USA. I know you are not optimistic for diplomacy relationship but you thoughts that US ambassador ,ld give you money . How do you expects US to have positive relationship while Tabanis & his hopeless Nuerwew always insults US gov,t in day light?do you want to US to forget your talking as a child’s word?

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    • 13 April 10:43, by Theallseeingeye

      bullshit!
      Quiz, this Government is now so confused and desperately willing kiss anyone’s A** just to get national & international support because they have started to feel the heat. therefore, whoever wishes his/her a** a golden kiss should now hurry to J1. THIS IS EXCLUSIVE, DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE, MAKUEI & ATENY ARE THERE.

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    • 13 April 15:14, by Midit Mitot

      Shame on Juba government,

      Government with poor bilateral relations,Taban Deng Gai was criticizing US last month and impressing China,and Arabic league, then today trying impress US. sorry! for childish brain government.

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  • 13 April 13:05, by Jieng Republic

    You losers..
    Stop shit here, I know your ass heated due to improvise situation in the country, but remember you started it and now you all are losers, you start witch on the country, stop that and finish what you fools started...
    You thought it was a simple tasks
    Eat your own shit at camps
    Who cares

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    • 13 April 13:10, by Eastern

      By the way, those outside Juba and in the refugee camps are much better off than you regime sycophants. If you don’t work for NGO or UN agency, you are currently doing badly!

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    • 13 April 15:21, by Midit Mitot

      Jieng Republic.

      You people don,t feel shame for sure, to create this name in the public is a shame itself.I never heard such a name call Jieng Republic all over the world. just deleted that useless name you gave shame to your tribe if you know @yaayyyyyy idiot.

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  • 13 April 15:41, by Sunday Junup

    Dancing for nothing!

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  • 13 April 21:24, by Eastern

    For us here in Juba to continue having our MULLA KOMBO under our famous neem tree at lunchtime, KUDRA MUST BE BROUGHT FROM JEZIRA, where the motorboats require petrol which is not produced in South Sudan. To produce petrol, you require SOME AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY. Tell Ezekiel Lol to calm down Taban Deng. Using POINTED WORDS against Americans has KILLED leaders in the recent past!

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