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South Sudan holdout group rejects CTSAMVM claims of violating ceasefire


Chinese Ambassador to Juba He Xiangdong (C) presents medals to CTSAMM monitors on 20 March 2018 (CTSAMM photo)
March 30, 2019 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front (NAS) rejected Saturday statements by the head of the ceasefire monitoring body (CTSAMVM) who accused the group of violating the cessation of hostilities agreement and cast doubts about the neutrality of the mechanism.

In a speech delivered before the CTSAMVM board members on 26 March, Gen Desta Abiche Ageno accused NAS fighters of committing a number of attacks stressing they clearly violated the Agreement on Cessation and Hostilities (ACOH) of 21 December 2017.

"The SSPDF in reaction also violated the ACOH by failing to give CTSAMVM prior notification of its movement. It is becoming increasingly important to resolve the issue of the NAS forces of Thomas Cirillo and other armed groups operating in Greater Equatoria," he emphasized.

Reacting to these statements, NAS Spokesperson Suba Samuel Manase said the statements of the CTSAMVM head were "false, misleading, and should be rejected in the strongest terms".

Manase pointed an accusing finger to the South Sudanese government forces saying NAS fighters resisted only attacks against their positions and reported the matter to the IGAD and the CTSAMVM.

He went further to wonder about the basis of these claims, underscoring that IGAD monitors had been denied access to the areas of clashes by the government as the acknowledged that.

"NAS would like to know the verification procedure of CTSAMVM, and if at all there is a third party on whom CTSAMVM is relying on for information," he further stressed after saying that no monitors have come to their positions since the beginning of the implementation of the peace agreement.

He concluded his statement by inviting the IGAD-led monitoring mechanism to meet them to discuss modalities of working together on monitoring of violations.


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  • 31 March 2019 01:00, by The Rhino

    Point Blank!,

    This D.Abiche Ageno can go straight to hell!We will never allow conspirators,drought companies(IGAD),or other third party JCE/Kiir stooges(CTSAMVM) to judge,name or call mighty NAS or other Equatorian based movement as violators of any cessation of hostilities.These uninformed weak Africans always miss the points and truths!Here are few facts,..Kiir and his tribal JCE clan,killed...

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    • 31 March 2019 01:16, by The Rhino

      ...innocent Nuers in Juba 2013,they thereafter brutally massacred Equatorians in Katigiri,Wonduruba,Parjok,Yei,Nimule,Wau and etc..Question,what have these worthless organizations done to bring the real perpetrators to book?Nothing!Fucking shit,so why should any person believe these opportunistic companies?Fuck!,Equatorians should never listen to this nonsense nor put down their GUNs,full stop!

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      • 31 March 2019 08:16, by Kush Natives

        The Rhino,
        For sure, you must slow down young man/lady! I don’t think you’re really a living an animal. Otherwise, all you’re saying don’t make any sense. Government of Mr. Salva Kiir will own this country for good. I am sorry to say! Tell me exactly what will be better then what we have been saying along?

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        • 31 March 2019 08:22, by Eastern

          Kush Natives,

          Good to hear that Kiir will own this country for good! Once a child, childish will always be their utterances....

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          • 31 March 2019 08:32, by South South


            I am so surprised to see you raising the question of the ownership of South Sudan by now. South Sudan is owned by Kiir, people who fought it, people who love it and want good for it. Kiir owns it in reality. No one can come close to him. If you want to get part of the ownership of South Sudan. There are big conditions you MUST meet first.

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            • 31 March 2019 09:02, by Eastern

              South South,

              Where’s the surprise in my rejoinder to that moron?! What I stated is once a child, childish utterances will be spewed by the same. If Kiir owns South Sudan, then he must be the MOST USLESS OWNER ever...! South Sudan is currently in tarters, feed, treated and to a greater extend protected by foreigners on their taxpayers money. Now morons should educate the forum on the ownership...

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              • 31 March 2019 11:45, by South South

                Let me repeat again, South Sudan is owned by people who liberated it. People who talk in internet are wasting our time.

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                • 31 March 2019 20:24, by jubaone

                  Monkeys can jump from branch to branch of a mango tree, they could even call it their home, but in the end once the mangoes are all eaten up, they wander elsewhere. NAS is cutting down these mango trees, and the monkeys will soon wander to Uganda, Kenya or Sudan. I like it how theie jiengestans have turned into desolate shitholes. Liberate yourselves from poverty, jienge!

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        • 31 March 2019 11:23, by jubaone

          Bush Native Nigga
          Peace has come hurray! But worthless and lazy jienges are still hiding themselves in Uganda, Kenya and Equatoria. NAS is introducing federalism /kokora and we have no time for jienges or nyagas. The kiirminal owns cows and jienges who can be herded, controlled and then slaughtered. Did you ever hear a bull rebel against it’s owner?

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          • 31 March 2019 22:17, by Kush Natives

            We own everything including cows, why making noises? Why surprising now that we own you? NAS will remain under tree for good. The only thing that you can do now is tuck your tail and come in, otherwise it will be too late for NAS to survive.

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      • 1 April 2019 10:29, by Midit Mitot

        The Rhino,
        I had agreed with you on that point of massacre, that was inhumanity.

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    • 31 March 2019 08:26, by South South

      The Rhino,

      Just bark, cry, scream, shout and all of that in internet. IGAD and Africa countries will bring down these monkeys called NAS to their knees soon unless they accept peace, done!!!!

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      • 31 March 2019 10:01, by Eastern

        South South,

        Kiir has since accepted that the "internet is not just in the air" following the October 12, 2016 facebook post about his death that got him riding through town to show all and sundry that he was "alive"....The internet is MORE powerful than 100 artillery pieces. Come to think about that...!

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        • 31 March 2019 11:43, by South South


          This is the talk I get from coward people " We will use internet to fight the war", language of coward people. We believe in action jobs only, other talks are left to weak people like you.

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        • 31 March 2019 22:21, by Kush Natives

          I don’t have time off debating nonsense with you. President Kiir is not paying attention to your internet war. We’ll deal with you here while the country is moving forward. Case closed!

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      • 31 March 2019 11:16, by jubaone

        The lonely giant baboon has sleepless nights with NAS. This homeless baboon knows once we throw it out of Equatoria, it is over. Abyei is gone to the dogs and it can’t return to it’s jungles. NAS/SSNMC/PDM are for kokora/federalism and all non Equatorians have to go develop their areas. Time for babysitting is over, jienge.

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  • 31 March 2019 10:06, by Eastern

    More than 200 years ago, one of the American Constitution architects, Thomas Jefferson wrote to a respected military general, Edward Carrington that “were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without the government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”i This letter shows the sanctity of free speech in the American soil and th

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    • 31 March 2019 11:31, by jubaone

      This piece of American history is too complex for dull jienge brains. They are satisfied with enough basic life necessities just like bush animals are. Don’t waste your time. Just wave 🙋 some few dollar 💵 notes in his face, and he will do anything you request. Or promise him some 20 cows and you can "own" him.

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      • 31 March 2019 12:15, by Eastern


        We are pushing the jenges to make more mistakes....Now charcoal vending in Juba is the business of the armed jenge; before they know it, the land cannot support them! The moment everything in South Sudan, especially, Equatoria plays NEGATIVELY, the jenge empire will come crumbling...!

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        • 31 March 2019 12:35, by jubaone

          Eastern, Rhino
          Great job done. We must not treat jienges as if they were some close relatives who need fraternity. The jienge is out to destroy us and we must also be ready to destroy them however long it takes. The jienge is nothing other than a jellaba offshoot. We Equatorians want kokora and we get it. Ultimately, we break off. Do we really need jienges? What for?

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