Title: South Sudan President urges” White Army” to respect truce
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 01-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Juba-The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit has urged the “white army” led by his former deputy Reik Machar to respect the cessation of hostilities agreement that was signed between the two sides in Addis Ababa last Thursday, and cast doubts over Machar’s ability to control his forces.
He said that no any attacks should be made on the premises and camps of the UN mission in his country.
The in the meantime, the spokesman of the Presidency in South Sudan has affirmed commitment of South Sudan government to implement the truce with rebels, saying that the monitoring and evaluation mechanism will show the party that violate the cessation of hostilities.
He stated that the government forces did not move toward the rebels potions after the signing of the truth, pointing out that Machar forces are centered in small counties in the states of unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei.
He affirmed that the Uganda troops will remain in South Sudan, saying that the Ugandan troops have a different mandate that has nothing to do with the cessation of hostilities with the rebels.
He accused the US of protecting the Lord Resistance Army, saying it wants it to remain in the South Sudan, and the Ugandan troops want this army to leave South Sudan