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S. Sudan Wants Future Peace Talks Moved to Kenya

The next round of peace talks should be out of Ethiopia
“The next round of peace talks should be out of Ethiopia. From the start, we have been saying these talks were not in the right place” – Ambassador James P Morgan

By Daily Nation,

SOUTH Sudan is resurrecting its demand for any future peace talks to be transferred to Kenya from Ethiopia after mediators failed to convince warring parties to reach a deal last week.

The country’s deputy ambassador to Kenya, James P Morgan, told the Nation on Wednesday that both Ethiopia and Sudan are harming peace talks by “domineering.”

The next round of peace talks should be out of Ethiopia and Sudan should be excluded from being a mediator, since it controls, trains and arms the rebels,” Mr Morgan said in an interview in Nairobi.  Continue reading S. Sudan Wants Future Peace Talks Moved to Kenya

Eritrea Says Comprehensive Strategy key to Resolve Sudans Disputes

EU Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan, Dr. Rosalind Marsden with President Afwerki

By Sudan Tribune,

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki said that a broader scope and an all-embracing strategic solution is crucial to attain a durable deal in resolving outstanding CPA issues between Sudan and South Sudan.

Afwerki made the comments while conferring with visiting EU Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan, Rosalind Marsden at the presidential palace in Asmara last Thursday 4 July.

Despite South Sudan’s peaceful secession from Sudan in July 2011, post-split key issues remain unresolved.  Continue reading Eritrea Says Comprehensive Strategy key to Resolve Sudans Disputes

Eritrea has Paid so Many Lives to Support Our Struggle: Dr. Barnaba Benjamin

Dr. Barnaba: Eritrea paid so many lives to support our cause

Shabait.com,

The Minster of Information and Government spokesperson, Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin has stated that Eritrea’s support to the struggle of the people of South Sudan includes paying a lot of human sacrifices.  He mentioned this salient remark when he met the visiting Eritrean Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, in his office, yesterday, in the capital Juba.  

The Eritrean Foreign Minister also conveyed message of congratulations from the people and Government of Eritrea to the people and Government of the Republic of South Sudan. The Minister asserted to all South Sudanese that Eritrea would stand on the side of the people and Government of South Sudan in the same manner as it did during their struggle for self-determination.   Continue reading Eritrea has Paid so Many Lives to Support Our Struggle: Dr. Barnaba Benjamin

A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea

Eritreans welcoming the brotherly new nation of South Sudan

Shaebia.org,

It has been 56 years in the making, but it is finally here. The year 1955 marks the beginning of the struggle of the people of South Sudan for dignity and self-determination; July 9, 2011, the successful completion of that epic national effort.

The odds were never easy for the people of South Sudan. They had to overcome immense difficulties and pay a heavy price in a journey full of twists and turns, successes and near fatal setbacks. But they found within themselves the fortitude and the capability- political, military and diplomatic- to sustain their liberation movement until victory. Continue reading A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea