Deputy President David Mabuza meets President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan

Deputy President Mabuza holds a consultative meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan
Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan, has today, 12 December 2018, held a consultative meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the Republic of South Sudan at the Johnny Makhathini Diplomatic Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The meeting discussed developments and progress towards the attainment of lasting peace and stability in South Sudan. The two leaders further discussed progress made towards the establishment of the Transitional Government of National Unity as envisioned in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

In September 2018, all parties and key stakeholders signed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) charting a roadmap towards the cessation of hostilities, provision of humanitarian assistance, building of institutions of democracy as well as lasting peace and stability in South Sudan.

Last week, Deputy President Mabuza held successful consultative meetings with Heads of State and Government of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda and the Sudan, who are key Member States of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and important regional stakeholders in South Africa’s efforts towards lasting peace and stability in South Sudan.

Source: Government of South Africa

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