French President Macron applauds Kiir for achieving peace in Sudan

Oct 7, 2020 (Thessherald)–The French special envoy to South Sudan and Sudan, Jean-Michel Dumond, paid a courtesy visit to President Salva Kiir on Wednesday and delivered a congratulatory message from French President Emmanuel Macron.

The French government hails South Sudan’s leader for successfully achieving recently signed Sudanese Juba Peace Agreement on 3rd October 2020.

According to the Presidency, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Deng Dau Deng said that the President of France, Emmanuel Macron extended his message of Congratulations to his South Sudanese Counterpart President Salva Kiir for successfully mediating the Peace Agreement of Sudan.

Deng Dau added that, the meeting also discussed the progress of the implementation of the Revitalised Peace Agreement as well as the Sudanese Peace Agreement.

On his part, Emmanuel Macron’s Special Envoy, Jean-Michel Dumond said that the Government of France pledges it’s full support to the Government of South Sudan to implement the Peace agreement of South Sudan and Sudan.

In addition, Jean-Michel said, they discussed the support of France’s Government to help South Sudan through UN Security Council to ensure that the sanctions on South Sudan are lifted for the the smooth implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.


Source: Office of the President.

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