The arrival of participants in the “ceremony” of the final peace agreement in the south
Khartoum, August 4, 2018 – Delegations to the signing ceremony of the peace agreement on the division of power and security arrangements in the south, scheduled for Sunday, began arriving in the capital Khartoum, where the country arrived on Saturday afternoon, Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Dimik Mikonen, beside the Ugandan Defense Minister.
The signing ceremony will also be attended by African heads of state and African Union representatives expected to arrive in the country on Sunday. The Ethiopian and Ugandan officials were received at the Khartoum airport by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Muhammad Abdullah Idris and the Minister of State for Trade, Sadiq Mohammad Ali.
The agreement between the southern factions under the auspices of the President of the Republic, Marshal Omar al-Bashir, and the umbrella of IGAD, with regional and international participation.
Foreign Minister Dardari Mohamed Ahmed concluded a tour of Rwanda and Kenya, where the President of Rwanda briefed the current President of the African Union, Paul Kagame, and the President of Kenya, Ahroo Kenita, on the outcome of the South Sudan talks.
On July 25, the government and the armed opposition loyal to Riek Machar in Khartoum signed the initial agreement on the division of power, amid the reservation of other opposition groups, after they signed on July 7, an agreement on security arrangements.