In a statement, the group said the historic moment that had fulfilled the dreams of the South Sudanese people was the outcome of their determination and struggle.
“The people of Ogaden have followed closely the legitimate struggle of the people of South Sudan and welcome the birth of the South Sudan Republic as a positive event in Africa’s history. The struggle of the people of South Sudan was not easy. It required patience and sacrifice”, it said.
The group commended the peace process and efforts exerted by the international community to realise the peaceful North – South Sudan split that ended the longest civil war in Africa. Continue reading Ogaden Rebels Salutes South Sudan for its Independence, Vows to follow suit