South Sudan : deal reached on good governance

Following Sudanese mediation, South Sudan more than ever close to a comprehensive historic reconciliation © RR

Casablanca, (ADV) – Sudan on Tuesday announced that the South Sudan’s conflicting parties have reached a deal here on governance and power-sharing, which will be signed on Thursday.

The conflicting parties in South Sudan are currently negotiating in Khartoum under mediation by Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir with a mandate from the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development in Africa (IGAD).

“The Sudanese mediation in the internal conflict of South Sudan announces that the parties have reached an agreement on the file of governance and power-sharing during the transitional period,” said Sudan’s Foreign Ministry in a statement.

It said the parties would sign the initial deal on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Sudan local time (GMT 10:00), noting that the final signing is set to be on July 26.

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