Egypt sends two aid shipments to South Sudan


Sat, 14 Sep 2019 - 10:18 GMT

FILE_ Egypt sends 2nd medical aid to South Sudan

FILE_ Egypt sends 2nd medical aid to South Sudan

CAIRO, Sept 14 (MENA) - Two Egyptian aid shipments arrived in Juba as part of Cairo's efforts to back the implementation of the peace agreement in South Sudan, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday.

In a statement, the ministry said that the shipment included medicines, tents and military uniforms, adding that three other relief shipments will be delivered to South Sudan in the coming two days.

These aid shipments are sent to Juba to help establish camps for the quartering of the South Sudanese forces so as to be rehabilitated to be able to work at the state institutions. The move comes in coordination with the UN.

Egyptian Ambassador to South Sudan Ahmed Bahaa el-Din asserted Egypt's full support to peace and prosperity in South Sudan.

Meanwhile, South Sudan's Foreign Minister Awut Deng Achuil thanked Egypt for supporting peace in her country.



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