Juba – The United Nation Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has denied having received an official request to transport the Advance Team of the SPLM in Opposition to Juba as stated before by the govt and reported by several media outlets inclduing Wangdunkon Media.
On the 2nd of December, through the press Secretary of the President, the government stated that UNMISS agreed to transport 50 members of the Advance Team to Juba.
“It’s the United Nation, the UNMISS, that was going to transport the said number, but the United Nation has only agreed to take only 50 members of those advance team from SPLM (IO) to Juba” ~ Ateny Wek Ateny, The President’s Press Secretary said
However, UNMISS has denied having received any official communication or request in regards to the said team.
“UNMISS has not received an official request for the transportation of the SPLM/A in Opposition delegation to Juba” ~ UNMISS stated on their official twitter account replying to the news circulated earlier.
Some sources indicates that the advance team may arrive Juba toward the end of next week, but it’s not yet made clear on who will cater for the transportation
Wangdunkon Media tried to get in contact with officials from SPLM (IO) for clarification but all was in vain.