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IGAD envoy urged to bring holdout groups to South Sudan peace pact

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Ismail Wais, IGAD Special Envoy to South Sudan, briefs the Security Council on 27 February 2018 (UN Photo)
February 4, 2019 (JUBA) - Expressing concern over the continued clashes between the government and holdout groups in Yei River State, the head of the ceasefire monitoring mechanism Monday urged the IGAD mediator to bring them to join the revitalized peace agreement.

The Chairman of CTSAMVM Desta Abiche Ageno made his call in a regular meeting of the mechanism in Juba to discuss the status of the enforcement of the security arrangements, including the ceasefire implementation and recent violations.

"Unfortunately, the Yei area in Central Equatoria continues to be of concern with continuing clashes between the SSPDF and NAS forces of Thomas Cirillo," Ageno said pointing to the displacement of civilians as result of the recent clashes.

"We continue to urge the office of the IGAD Special Envoy to South Sudan to resolve the issue of NAS (TC) and other armed groups operating in Greater Equatoria and bring them into the revitalized peace agreement," said the Ethiopian army general.

The non-signatories groups of the South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) met with Ismail Wais on his demand in Addis Ababa on Tuesday 11 December.

He told the SSNDA that he wanted to better understand the reasons that triggered their refusal to sign the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan R-ARCSS". Since then, no meeting has been held.

The head of CTSAMVM called on the government "to show restraint and desist from any offensive operations".

The South Sudanese army, SSPDF, was accused by NAS fighters of carrying out several attacks their positions in Central and Western Equatoria during last January and even in the first two days of February.

After mentioning the slow disengagement of troops, Ageno recalled that Juba still did not communicate the result of investigation into the 18 December 2018 incident in Luri in which are members of our Juba MVT were unlawfully detained and abused by personnel from the National Security Service.

"We urge the government to complete its report on Luri soon and acknowledge CTSAMVM’s right to freedom of movement and access," he said.

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  • 4 February 23:53, by jubaone

    Jienges and nyagateen have told us Equatorians, only guns speak louder than reason and commonsense. They took our hospitality for cowardice and thought fighting was their monopoly. No. Federalism, kokora or death. We swear by out forefathers, that these chimps will never no peace in Equatoria anymore.

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    • 5 February 05:14, by Eastern

      jubaone,

      Great! Hospitality mistaken for cowardice, honesty taken for stupidity. Nobody shall dictate terms and conditions in any peace agreement. What transpired in Khartoum was not a peace negotiation but a PEACE COERCION. IGAD and the poor mediators should now swallow their arrogance and pride. The holdout groups are not SPLA-IO, they are resolute!

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      • 5 February 11:02, by jubaone

        Eastern
        The IO Dep. Spokesperson Paul Lam Gabriel (nus nyagat-Acholi leftover) is claiming NAS were only present in the internet. The half-Nuer is by no means an Equatorian. He is scared of federalism just like the rest jienges. Exposed as a teak-timber smuggler together with fmr Yei gov. Matata he is now a humble lapdog to the jienges. He’s a ordinary criminal and wanted by NAS.

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  • 5 February 02:55, by One people

    Wishful call from lockout inmates who are in Equatoria Villages," talking about "federalism or death" you can’t handle death ya Mr. Internet ya inta. You rebels are just piece of trash that can be cleaned out in one day. Capture one state in Equatoria reagan first then you can come and talk like a real fighter. Stop making noises ok

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    • 5 February 05:09, by Eastern

      One People,

      The writing is on the wall, you slave! The regime either YIELDS to the terms and conditions of the holdout groups or Equatoria remains restive, after all, the ind1genous inhabitants of Equatoria were displaced by regime tribal militia the mathiang anyoors in 2016. There won’t be peace until the terms and conditions set are abided by!

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    • 5 February 07:02, by jubaone

      Cockroaches often go where human beings live so they can scavenge on crumbs and leftovers. Lazy fools and losers just fear federalism cuz they are unproductive, foolish, lazy and stinking. See their jiengelands, anarchy, chaos, killings, theft, adultery and uncontrolled birthrate like wild pigs. Who cares for them? None. Stop jienges 👐.

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      • 5 February 10:16, by Landlord

        Jubaone,

        thank you very much for letting me understand something new today. I kept asking myself why jenges get scared of their own homeland. Now I know, it is because they love free food in Equatoria. Laziness is another factor in Jenge land since they depend on looting, cattle theft and many evil doings.
        NAS is advancing terribly, no more free food. I know the level at which NAS is currently.

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        • 5 February 11:33, by Eastern

          Landlord, jubaone,

          Kiir quickly accepted setting up of cantonment sites where they were proposed WITHOUT ANY RESERVATIONS following what he witnessed in the parade at Bilpam: very emeciated and dying mathiang anyoors thanks to poor feeding. Now that the Chinese will provide free rices and UN will supply the beans and maize floor, Kiir has staved off the anger of hungry armed men tactfully...!

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      • 5 February 11:37, by Kush Natives

        Jubaone,
        I can’t stop laughing at you, your comments are always out of touch. You have nothing to offer here! Shut up and get away with your nonsense. We’re at peace now. Migrate back to DRC where you came from little empty stomach boy. We one need your little useless advices. Fight the 🐀 and 🐵 well or else you will end up in jail.

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        • 5 February 11:39, by Kush Natives

          ***correction *** no one

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        • 5 February 12:30, by jubaone

          Worthless cockroaches and scavengers. You had peace since 2005 and could not develop yourselves. Equatoria gives you the trend and as long as NAS and federalism are not fixed, just get back to your luak. I understand, you cowardly hide outside the country and fear getting killed or starving to death. Go and cultivate lazy jienge or take along some monkey 🐵 meat. Your relatives will like it.

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    • 5 February 13:41, by jubaone

      If You like death, why cowardly hide sway from your luak, cockroach? Go get yourself killed or starve to death 💀 if you are a true monyjienge! Wasaka.

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  • 5 February 17:08, by One people

    jubaone and Eastern
    We know you hate us to death. but don’t forget we hate you rebel to death too, because you’re rebel, and rebel mean terrorist. And terrorist mean."Against anybody who doesn’t agree with them. We are in the City using toilet and toilet paper. What do you rebels been using in the bushes after you poop on innocent insects that are moving around in the bushes looking for food?

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    • 5 February 19:32, by jubaone

      Since when did jienges start using toilet paper? I know jienges use rough stones or twigs to scoop 💩 out of their shitholes. Please, don’t try to be civilized. We taught you jienges how to wear underpants. Now in Juba, you see excrement everywhere like cows defecating without shame.

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      • 5 February 21:21, by One people

        jubaone
        Since the day we have received our independent. I thank president Kiir for raising our flag all the way to the Sky.... About underpants." It is not my problem if you teach jienges how to wear underpants. "Anyways" Jesus said, I want you all to teach each other because you all created equal

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    • 5 February 19:48, by Eastern

      One People,

      Now this is hilarious as it is puerile.....In war, nobody thinks or cares about poop; it’s all about death, killing and destruction....!

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