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President Kiir Declines to Attend IGAD Summit

South Sudan’s Kiir skips IGAD summit invitation, leaves talks in doubt
South Sudan’s Kiir skips IGAD summit invitation, leaves talks in doubt.

BY SUDAN TRIBUNE

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir will not attend regional bloc’s (IGAD) extraordinary summit due in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa on Monday, his office announced on Thursday.

The summit, to be attended by IGAD heads of state and government, is expected to discuss the dire security and humanitarian situation facing South Sudan and the obstacles to the implementation of the peace agreement signed in August, 2015. Continue reading President Kiir Declines to Attend IGAD Summit