Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir agreed on Monday to intensify efforts and communications between each other and with the Sudanese parties in order to reach urgent solutions to the Sudan crisis.
Abdel Kader made the remarks in a meeting with Deng Dau, the acting minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation in South Sudan to follow up on the visit of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to Juba last Tuesday.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his Chadian counterpart, Idriss Déby, will join a summit soon in Egypt with the aim of resolving the Sudanese crisis, South Sudanese president's security advisor Tut Gatluak said.
President's Assistant for Defense Affairs, Sedki Sobhi has participated in the graduation ceremony of South Sudan’s unified forces, held in the presence of South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, vice presidents, and senior state officials.
During the meeting, Sisi and Gatluak discussed a number of regional issues of mutual concern, including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.
Egyptian Ambassador to Juba Moataz Mostafa handed the letter to Kiir, expressing aspiration for the South Sudanese president’s participation in this important international event, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Saturday.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has arrived in Egypt back from Juba, concluding a one-day visit, during which he met with his South Sudanese counterpart.
House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdel Aal arrived in Juba early Monday on a five-day official visit for talks on means of promoting South Sudan peace and stability.
Kiir expressed his country’s keenness to continue enhancing the bilateral ties with Egypt in various fields.
Peace negotiations come in a continuation of the Egyptian-sponsored peace meeting Egypt’s Ain Sokhna last September among the conflicting parties after they signed an agreement of peace last year.
Abbas Kamel made an official visit to South Sudan on Wednesday.
“I am asking you as a brother to stay in peace. I am asking you with my heart, let us go forward. There will be many problems but they will not overcome us. Resolve your problems,” Francis said in improvised remarks
Egypt supports establishing peace in South Sudan, within the framework of the peace agreement reached by the South Sudanese parties.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Monday with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on the sidelines of the third summit of Forum for Africa - China Cooperation.
A political row between Kiir and Machar degenerated in 2013 into a war that has killed tens of thousands, forced a quarter of the population to flee their homes and wrecked the country's oil-dependent economy.
The president of South Sudan and head of the country's main rebel group signed a final cease fire and power-sharing agreement on Sunday.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government.
The United States on Thursday condemned a bill proposed by South Sudan's government that would extend President Salva Kiir's term for three years.
Shoukry accompanied the South Sudanese president in the inauguration session of the meeting of the National Liberation Council of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement.
Clashes have broken out near South Sudan's capital Juba between government troops and rebels.