IGAD mediators condemn Unity state attack, calls for forces to cease hostilities.


The Inter Governmental Authority on Development Mediators in a press release issued on Wednesday condemned the conflict in South Sudan’s Unity state calling on immediate cease of the violence.

This unfortunate development comes despite the significant progress in the peace talks in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia where the parties took major steps in resolving their outstanding differences in recent consultations in Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Nairobi, and Juba with IGAD Heads of state and Government reads part of the document.

They say that the ongoing fighting in and around Bentiu, Unity state shows that the SPLM_IO has yet to abandon the option of war.

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