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Breaking News SSAF/FDP signs memorandum of understanding to negotiate peace with GRSS today on December 24, 2015.

south-sudan-13jan15 By Dhoal Larjin

Our SSAF/FDP signs a memorandum of understanding to discuss peace with the GRSS. We have signed quick minutes of understanding with the GRSS today on December 24, 2015. The note is signed and witness with members of IGAD countries and international communities at the Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi -Kenya. We do appreciate the mediation efforts by Kenya government. We believe the minutes of understanding between GRSS and SSAF/FDP will make the two parties to proceed with peace to end the civil war and grievances.

The two sides recognize the comprise peace agreement signed August 2015 between SPLM-IO and the GRSS. It is the comprehensive peace that will address all the root causes of the civil war. We are considering the call of peace by the President of South Sudan for people to return home. We recognize the effort by the president of South Sudan to unite all people in South Sudan.  We appreciate the support of the Kenya government in assisting in this process.

We decide to resolve several issues that the GRSS shall further negotiate with us and make trust building for the sake of achieving a just peace with the SSAF/FDP.  SSAF/FDP and the GRSS will make press releases on this peace initiatives.

We agree that the advanced team of the SSAF/FDP shall arrive in Juba on December 30, 2015. We are going to negotiate and resolve holistic issues with GRSS.

The leadership of SSAF/FDP under Gen Peter Gatdet Yak declare that there shall be a mutual understanding between GRSS and the SSAF/FDP. We want to inform the public that SSAF/ FDP is willing to resolve any outstanding between GRSS and the SSAF/FDP. We want the citizens and our communities to unite and give the peace a room because our people have suffered more in our country. The minute’s signs today shall be the truth of peace in South Sudan.

The minute’s document is assigned by two leaders from both delegations of the two parties.  The two principals who sign the minutes of understanding.

Lt Gen. Gathoth Gatkouth Hothnyang -Deputy Chief of C-In-C for SSAF/FDP

Hon. Tut Gatluak Nimni –Chief Negotiator Government of South Sudan

Our SSAF/FDP wish you all a great Christmas and peaceful coming year 2016. For more information, please contact the SSAF/FDP spokesperson.

Brign Gen. Dhoal Larjin is the official spokesperson of the SSAF/FDP can be reached through Email:



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