Casablanca (ADV) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday reiterated his country’s commitment to support peace and stability in South Sudan and follow through the implementation of a peace deal signed by South Sudan’s rivals.
South Sudan’s conflicting parties on Sunday signed a final deal in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on power-sharing and security arrangements.
“We will continue setting up plans, programs and timetables to implement what has been agreed on in Khartoum and follow it up step by step.” said al-Bashir at the signing ceremony of the deal.
He vowed that the agreement would not be just ink on papers, saying “before it was signed on papers, it was signed in the hearts and became a commitment.”
For his part, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit vowed to implement the signed agreement to the letter and spirit.
“I call on all of us, as the leaders of South Sudan, that the agreement we have just signed today must mark the end of conflict and war in our country,” said Mayardit at the ceremony.
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