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SPLM/A-IO says not ready to form government on Nov. 12

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October 7, 2019 (KHARTOUM) – South Sudan’s armed opposition (SPLM/A-IO) said it will not to be part of the transitional government of national unity unless the outstanding issues were fully resolved.

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Machar (C) speaks to the SSBC after his meeting with the NPTC members in Khartoum on 23 October 2018

“If the rest of the security arrangements and the number of the states and their boundaries are not implemented, we don’t want to be part of a government that will ignore those issues,” partly read a statement the SPLM/A-IO issued on Monday.

The group accused the Juba regime of compromising some of the opposition parties that signed the peace accord in September 2018.

“The regime compromised some of the elements in SSOA, G10, OPP that is why they are calling for formation of the new government on 12/11/2019 without implementing the security arrangements and the number of the states. We will not be a part of it,” it noted.

The SPLM/A-IO, in the statement, also expressed concerns that the September 30 deadline initially agreed upon for the training of the country’s unified forces was already missed by the parties involved.

“You cannot train a country’s national army in less than a month, it is impossible. The agreement is calling for the training of the unified army for South Sudan,” further said the armed group.

“For training a professional national army, enough time is need. The Government of South Sudan under President Salva Kiir frustrated the process by refusing to fund the Joint Defense Board and National Pre-Transitional Committee to carry out their activities on time,” it stressed.

Angelina Teny, the SPLM/A-IO’s chairperson of defense and security said the role of the peace guarantors remains critical, although they have failed to execute their duties as stipulated in the agreement.

“We feel the agreement is being undone slowly,” Teny told Radio Miraya on Monday.

“Peace guarantors failed to do their duty to follow the implementation of the R-ARCSS in letter and Spirit as per agreement and they leave the whole process of the implementation of the R-ARCSS to the parties without monitoring the Process,” she stressed.

The Juba government has not yet commented on the SPLM/A-IO’s latest position.

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, SPLM/A-IO leader Riek Machar and other opposition groups signed a peace deal in September 2018. Kiir and Machar agreed to accelerate the agreement prior to the formation of the transitional government on November 12.

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  • 8 October 08:36, by Rumbek S. Sudan

    Dear IO, even if the unified army was trained from the date stipulated in the agreement, still that won’t be enough for professional army. All we wish is to form the government by 12th November and the process of implementation has to continue. Building a professional army in the country will be a process that takes years, not even months. Please, think of those suffering in the camps and at home.

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    • 8 October 08:54, by Malakal county Simon

      Seems like we have a long way to go since the government of Salva Kiir is dragging its feet to implement the singed deal in good, and spirits.... Where the are $100 millions that you promised during extension last May 2019 funds the the peace??

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    • 10 October 11:13, by Midit Mitot

      It make senses indeed, let we not be blind-fool again

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  • 8 October 09:52, by Kenyang ll

    You said it well Rumbek S. Sudan. I’m glad some of these (Riek) losers have paid heavy price this round, unlike 1991. They can try to point finger, drag their feet or cry foul on war and hatred they created but at the end they remain so while stupid Kiir and corrupt regime move on.

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  • 8 October 13:19, by Eastern

    SPLA-IO under Machar has made the best decision - let Kiir go ahead and form his government with Gabriel Changson, Bakasoro, et al.....!

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    • 8 October 17:01, by jubaone

      Eastern
      Now Dr Riek is talking. It would be an academic and moral insult to be dragged and commanded by a semi illiterate jienge kiirminal. The IO must go for Plan B.

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      • 8 October 17:19, by jubaone

        Eastern
        The writings on the wall are very clear: the kiirminal and jienges don’t want peace. Equatorians should stop day dreaming and go for Equatexit. Nuers or Collos, Fertit should each seek their own confederate state or outright an independent state. SS is no longer viable. Equatorians in IO should now join NAS or SSNMC and upscale the throwing out of jienges from Equatoria. Period.

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        • 9 October 08:32, by Pakuai

          Eastern,
          What are those writing on the wall? Mr. Riek Machar has been asked times and time again to haul his treasonous ass back to South Sudan. But he is cowering in Khartoum and continues to make some unpalatable demands. Well Eastern, Equatoria is not some kind of homogeneous territory than you loser thinks. In fact, the Dinka/Jieng community is the largest homogeneous community>>>

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          • 9 October 08:38, by Pakuai

            in South Sudan. As for for the Nuers and Shilluks (Chollos) to form their own country. Let them go ahead. In fact if they were not intertwined into Dinka/Jieng states. We would have let them go and have their own country. These traitors have been the snags to Dinkas/Jiengs progress all the times. They always go and ganged up with South Sudan arch enemy>>>>

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            • 9 October 08:44, by Pakuai

              the cloned so-called arab North Sudan. They did it in 1991 when they back-stabbed the SPLM/A movement and went be our oil fields body guards to their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan masters. They were welcomed back in 2006 and there they are, pandering to cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan masters again and they would be welcomed and back, and without their usual shame, they will come>>>

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              • 9 October 08:50, by Pakuai

                and lie their foolish teeth that they were working for interests of South Sudan and the South Sudanese just like everyone else. Mr. Eastern, There is no community in South Sudan who can live peacefully with ’our Nuer nyantoc people’ trust this chap. The lawlessness of ’our Nuer ke nyantoc people’ is pretty known to Shilluks (Chollos), Dinkas/Jaangs, Anyuaks, Mabans and Buruns people chap>>>

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                • 9 October 08:57, by Pakuai

                  As for the Fertits to have their own country, what country? Equatoria is where there many tribes, some of those tribes even have a few individuals and they don’t subscribe to Barias empty noises. Had their next door, Eastern Congo ever had peace since 1960th? Mr. Eastern, you cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan have been praying for South Sudan’s destruction ever since>>>

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                  • 9 October 09:05, by Pakuai

                    but South Sudan and South Sudanese people always prevail. Yes, Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amoum and Thomas Cirillo have been ’utterly exposed’ as foreign agents working for the interests of their foreign masters in ’the US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israel), their UN, NGOs, gulf Arab states’ financiers and their ’secret societies’ they have ’sold themselves and their souls’ to>>>>

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                    • 9 October 09:10, by Pakuai

                      South Sudanese with brains know all these. Yes, Mr. Salva Kiir is part of this problem otherwise, Mr. Riek Machar souldn’t have been allowed to get out alive in 2016 after his reckless balls carried him a way for the third time in his quest to be president of South Sudan at all costs. It is pretty much clear to anyone that Mr. Riek Machar and Salva Kiir are competing of who would be>>>

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                      • 9 October 09:17, by Pakuai

                        the most powerful magician to have the last laugh in South Sudan. Mr. Riek Machar knows he already lost. But his foreign masters and handlers have no other choice but to keep him andf his colleagues as their only ’leverages, blackmails or bargaining cards’ over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people. As I always stated, the ’secret societies’ these traitors, thieves and foreign puppets/stooges>

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                        • 9 October 09:28, by Pakuai

                          are members are ’sworn tight-lipped secrecies’. And these ’secret societies always want or work very hard to put their members into positions of authority’ every where around the world. My own humble self and some of my three South Sudanese colleagues turned down these ’evil clubs offers’ while studying at the Western universities some years ago. And up to this day, we are still being>>>

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                          • 9 October 09:36, by Pakuai

                            horrendously stalked’ by those evils as if we are their evil members. Some South Sudanese people in know are pretty much aware that what the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israel), their IGAD and their AU are after in South Sudan a war. Our country and our people are considered by the the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus>>>>

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                            • 9 October 09:42, by Pakuai

                              (so-called israelis) and some their creeps in between as their most ’strategic country’ to always used as ’shield’ and our people as the ’most expandable fools’ to always sacrifice to for the ’dirty geopolitical maneuverings’. For some of us who have blood with anything to do with the evil white Americans, English people, our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>>

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                              • 9 October 09:45, by Pakuai

                                their evil juus (so-called israelis) and some of their creeps in between. The level of ANGER and HATRED the traitors, thieves and foreign puppets/stooges like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amuom, Thomas Cirillo and other bunch of secret societies have caused to this country is not going to heal easily>>>

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                                • 9 October 09:51, by Pakuai

                                  In 1991, the secret societies from the US, the UK and their evil juus (so-called israel) sponsored Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Adwok Nyabe and Joseph Oduho on ’allegations’ that Dr. John Garang was ’a communist/socialist’ and dangerous to ’Western civilization on along the Nile>>>>>

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                                  • 9 October 09:56, by Pakuai

                                    Dr. John Garang was eventually killed on his way from Kampala to New Kush by the evil juus (so-called israelis), AFRICOM and the MI6 in July 2005. Mr. Salva Kiir took almost all his then ministers to Washington in 2011 to go and solicited the US investors to come and invest in South Sudan then that the war was considered over,>>>

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                                    • 9 October 10:12, by Pakuai

                                      Mr. Salva Kiir and his then ministers were told by the US investors that "there were no infrastructures in South Sudan to come and invest in them". That was/is obviously true then and up to day there are no ’infrastructures’ to come and in invest in them. Our cloned so-called arab North Sudan used to ’heckle our country’ in border areas>>>

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                                      • 9 October 10:21, by Pakuai

                                        in early 2012, the government of South Sudan even asked the ’their Africa Union, the US, the UK and the UN to advise’ North Sudan to stop harassing South Sudan. But they didn’t do anything. And when South Sudan have had enough and ran over Panthou/Aliny(Heplig), ’the US, the UK, the Africa union (AU) and their UN’ screamed at the top of their evil lungs>>>

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                                        • 9 October 10:29, by Pakuai

                                          that South Sudan had "invaded another country and must withdraw immediately". And here are the facts for those South Sudanese in the know. When ’their (the US, the UK and their UN), gulf arab states’ financiers ’illegally invaded Yemen’ Libya and Syria. No damn country on earth utters any rubbish that what the evils were doing was ’illegal’>>>>

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                                          • 9 October 10:36, by Pakuai

                                            The gulf Arab states’ even asked Mr. Omar Hassan El Bashir and Mr. Buhahir of Nigeria to send troops to go and help their ’Sunni sect’ of islam and against their perceived ’shiite sect’ of islam in Yemen and Allawite (shiite) sect of islam in Syria or Lebanon. The US, the UK, and their UN kept quiet. The the US, the UK and France supplied weapons to their gulf Arab states’ financiers>>>

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                                            • 9 October 10:41, by Pakuai

                                              and no country on earth including their UN is telling those evils countries and gulf arab states financiers’ terrorists that they have invaded another country illegally. When Mr. Salva Kiir asked his Ugandan ally in 2014 after for millitray help after Mr. Riek Machar and his bunch of lawless Nuers left the South Sudan’s army>>>>

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                                              • 9 October 10:47, by Pakuai

                                                Mr. Barack Hussein Obama then government, the UK, their UN and the IGAD countries screamed again at the top of their evil lungs that Uganda troops must withdraw from South Sudan South. South Sudanese with brains have been adequately informed. To prepare for a war. We are going to bomb any evil that is connected to evil white *white Americans, English people, their cloned so-called arabs>>>>

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                                                • 9 October 10:52, by Pakuai

                                                  of North Sudan, their evil juus (so-called israelis), Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), Bantuses, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps in between out of our country and over our people once and for all. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Who would want these vermin in our country and over our people again some South Sudanese lowly informed fool? Not even one losers>>>

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                                                  • 9 October 10:57, by Pakuai

                                                    South Sudan is not part of the so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire, never has and will never have and will never ever will under the sun. There are some criminals in who have been pandering to these vermin all along and even their evil juus (so-called israelis) and even worship these vermin. Who says the evil juus (so-called israelis), are anything to anyone?>>>>

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                                                    • 9 October 11:19, by Pakuai

                                                      Lowly informed South Sudanese fools. We are going to bomb these vermins to near extinction out of South Sudan, North Sudan, Kenya, South Africa and other countries; reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. The evil love affairs with our country and our people has gone too far and we are going to settle our score with them. The evils have been using our country and our people>>>

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                                                      • 9 October 12:11, by Pakuai

                                                        all along as their ’staging post’ all the times to achieve their own evil and dirty games over our country and our people, but their *evil games and dirty games* had ’backfired pretty badly on the evil faces’ and the evils are going to ’taste the bitter pills’ the evils have been playing games with all the times>>>>

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        • 10 October 11:18, by Midit Mitot

          Jubaone,

          That,s true, Federal government was our first choice and that will work after all these mess from Juba regime.

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