Pretoria, 12 April 2018; The Chairman and Commander in Chief of the SPLM/A (IO), H.E. Dr Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon had a productive meeting this late afternoon (12/4/2018) in Pretoria, South Africa, with H.E. Mousa Faki Mohamed, Chairperson of the African Union Commission.
They discussed the High-Level Revitalization Peace process. the challenges facing the process and the role of other peace partners; including the AU, and particularly the five African countries dubbed as IGAD Plus.
The SPLM/A (IO) welcomes the visit of the Chairperson of the AU Commission and express its appreciation as we look forward to the substantive results of that visit.
The SPLM/SPLA (IO) reiterates its full commitment to the peace process and to a negotiated settlement as the sole means to end the conflict in the country. Though, well documented belligerence of the regime, as they continue to violate the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoH), their refusal to sign the Declaration of Principles (DoP) at the HLRF, continued abduction of our political leadership and general intransigence.
PUOK BOTH BALUANG
SPLM (IO) DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS.