Uhuru in South Sudan for peace talks with Salva Kiir

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Uhuru in South Sudan for peace talks with Salva Kiir

Uhuru in South Sudan for peace talks with Salva KiirPresident Uhuru Kenyatta is in Juba, South Sudan, to consult with President Salva Kiir on way out for lasting peace in the 5-year old nation.

Uhuru, who serves as the focal point for the IGAD peace process in South Sudan, and his counterpart will discuss the progress of the implementation of the comprehensive peace agreement.

 

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The President was received at the Juba International Airport by South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai where he also inspected a full guard of honour mounted by the Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA).

 

Cabinet secretaries Amina Mohamed (Foreign Affairs), Charles Keter (Energy) and Mwangi Kiunjuri (Devolution) accompanied the President.

The two leaders are scheduled to address a joint press conference after holding talks at State House, Juba.

The meeting comes hot on the heels of the visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry who reiterated that peace must prevail between the warring factions.

 

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