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South Sudan’s Kiir leaves for Ethiopia to attend IGAD summit

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November 29, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday left the young nation for the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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South Sudan president Salva Kiir waves to First Vice President Taban Deng Gai in Juba, Nov. 29, 2019 (PPU)

President Kiir, the Presidential Press Unit (PPU) reported on Thursday, was seen off at the airport by First Vice President Gen. Taban Deng Gai.

While in Addis Ababa, the South Sudan leader will join other regional leaders attending the 13th ordinary IGAD summit.

The need by the regional leaders to push South Sudanese leaders to fully implement the country’s revitalized peace agreement is likely to dominate the IGAD summit.

The summit, according to the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO), is also expected to determine the status their leader, Riek Machar, under house arrest since 2016.

On November 7, President Kiir and the country’s main opposition leader Machar agreed to delay key benchmarks in the revitalized peace agreement by 100 days.

The delay in forming a national unity government on November 12 came after Machar’s group raised concerns that the country’s security arrangements are still incomplete.

South Sudan descended into civil war in mid-December 2013 when President Kiir accused his former deputy Machar of plotting a coup, allegations the latter dismissed.

In September last year, the country’s rival factions signed a revitalized peace deal to end the civil war that killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions.

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  • 29 November 12:31, by Pakuai

    "South Sudan’s Kiir leaves for Ethiopia to attend IGAD summit"
    Really? If the loser try to run to Abesh (so-called ethiopia), then the ’loser would be dead’. How many times, we have told these loser that the so-called ’ethiopians are nothing to do with ethiopians’, bunch of Yemen criminals we are going to bomb back to Yemen and Saudi Arabia>>>

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    • 29 November 13:08, by Pakuai

      and get away with it the vermin. ’One country, two system’, does Mr. Salva Kiir remember member this "cheap and dirty slogan from "Abuja one, Abuja two, Nigeria from 1989-1990", and from "Machakos, Nairobi and Nairobi, Kenya from 1999-2005?" Be very careful fools. Biafra war was fought by the evil criminals from the devil infested island of England and their their allies>>>

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      • 29 November 14:05, by Pakuai

        Do the so-called Counties meet every week in Abesh (so-called ethiopia)? My lowly informed South Sudanese would losers would answer me that we are *the god’s chosen people*?!! Even including the Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), their cloned so-called so-called arabs of North Sudan, Nigerians, Bantuses, Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Nepalese, Sri Lankans,>>>

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        • 29 November 14:12, by Pakuai

          Saudi Arabians and so on, Mr. Salva Kiir and his bunch losers have let our country and our people be bullied by the evils we are going to bomb out of map and fee. The loser let himself be "intrigued by Pope France, the evil white Americans and their evil juus (so-called israelis) and their sleazy NGOs". No one consider white people anyone, but the loser thought, he is anyone to those vermin>>>

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          • 29 November 14:21, by Pakuai

            Mr. Salva Kiir even married his daughter to *Abesh (so-called (ethiopians)* The Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) are not ’Ethiopians’ they are *just bunch vermin from Yemen and Saudi Arabia’. We are going to bomb half our Abesh (so-called ethiopia), killed all these *vermin* out of our Gambella region, with Djiboutians, French Legions and the evil white Americans into ’red sea’ and Yemen>>>>

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            • 29 November 14:27, by Pakuai

              an Saudi Arabia, reasons, pure HATRED and RACIST. Lowly informed South Sudanese idiots. Who says we want these vermin in our country and over our country and over our people?, No one fools. Lowly informed South Sudanese idiots, the losers from the devil infested island of England, the UK, their gulf Arab states financiers and some of their creeps in between brought who covet our county and our>>>>

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              • 29 November 14:35, by Pakuai

                their terrorists of "El Qada, Muslim brotherhood, Jesh El Nustra, Jesh El Islam, Boko Haram, El Shabab and even our so-called ’SPLM/A-IO’ of Mr. Riek Machar" to our ’El Khartoum’, in the name of the so-called *democracy*!!! The vermin even appointed their lowly educated piece of trash, Mr. Abdalla Hamdok>>>>

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                • 29 November 14:44, by Pakuai

                  I don’t know who what this loser and his backers are after up to, in the Sudan. The criminal and backers are going to be bombed out of this planet earth, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. A loser even said the ’evil Juus (so-called israelis) would be brought into the Sudan?’ Really?. We have honestly informed our enemies and even our allies, we are going to bomb our enemies to nil/zero/zilch>>>>

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                  • 30 November 12:30, by Fathi

                    Pakuai,

                    You better put some respect on Abdalla Hamdok’s name. He is the Lion of Africa. He has come to save Sudan. We will build a pyramid for him that will be bigger than Taharqa’s. Yes, we will normalize relations with the evil Israeli juus so they can stop supporting the traitor Abdul Wahid.

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                    • 30 November 12:40, by Fathi

                      Pakui,
                      I want you to notice how all the countries that supported south sudan’s independence are the same ones either causing chaos or are turning their backs on South Sudan. They had money to give you billions in guns but not help when you need it. M7 will never leave South Sudan. He is the king maker if not king of South Sudan now. US will take all ur minerals and China will put u in debt.

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    • 29 November 19:58, by jubaone

      BREAKING NEWS
      While the 13th Ordinary IGAD summit in Addis Abeba has endorsed the release of Riek, this short-legged Ugandan Bantu M7 has rejected and says, Riek will bring SS again to war, as if SS were not in war now. Make your own judgment.

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      • 30 November 07:53, by Joseph Canada

        Bro, I told you M7ni have problem with peace. The man live in people’s blood that he has become more that a parasitic leach. The man thrives by corruption. He robbed Congo in the name of Kony, used Rwanda and killed the Acholi people then claimed that it was Joseph Kony who did that. Very absurd man. I would believe if someone say he worship the Devil.

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        • 30 November 12:21, by Fathi

          You also forgot to mention that he killed Dr. Garang

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      • 30 November 08:20, by Malakal county Simon

        jubaone

        Look like Salva Kiir is just a governor and the real president of South Sudan, is the war monger president Museveni!! Dinkas fear of Nuers, sold the country to Uganda.. Big Shamed indeed

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  • 1 December 11:36, by Garang Akeen Tong

    Joseph Canada
    Jubaone
    Malakal country

    Have piece of advice, war you are preaching is meaningless, let sticks to peace instead of war. This time we need lasting peace. If anyone try war, either Government or Rebel side. God will punish him or her.

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