Juba, 27 July 2019: Sudanese deputy military council is in Juba for a talk with Kiir, the deputy military Council, Lieutenant General Mohammad Hamdan Dagalo Hamdati arrived in Juba on Saturday morning accompanied by the Chairman of the Political Committee and spokesman of the Transitional Military Council, First Lieutenant Shamseddine Kabbashi, as well as members of the forces of freedom and change.
Lt general Mohamed Dagalo met South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit in a closed door meeting held at the Presidential Palace in Juba.
The agenda of the meeting between the two leaders remained secretive.
however, this reporter has learned that the agendas discussed by the two leaders in their closed doors meeting among others are South Sudan's peace agreement and its implementation, the issue of SPLA- North, insecurity at the borders of the two countries.
Meanwhile, Sudanese military Council reassured President Kiir that the oil flow through Sudanese oil pipelines and refineries will continue normally without hindrance.
Sudan cannot sustain its fragile economy without the normal flow of South Sudan's oil, as well South Sudan's oil cannot reach the international market without the usage of Sudan's pipelines as a transiting point to its crude oil.
South Sudan special envoy to Sudan, who doubled as South Sudan's Presidential Special Adviser on Security Affairs, Mr. Tutt Khatlouak and the Minister in the Office of the President of the Republic, Miek Ayye Deng were both in attendance.
It was understood that during the closed doors meeting President Kiir reiterated his desire to mediate between the military council, civilian representatives and other armed military groups in the country.
J. Roberts Swaka