South Sudan’s rebel leader arrives in Khartoum

Addis Ababa, September 15, 2015 (SSNA) — A 20-member high-level delegation led by Former South Sudanese Vice President Dr. Riek Machar has arrived in Khartoum, rebel Spokesperson has said.

Machar’s Spokesman, James Gatdet Dak, announced the news in a press statement, saying the rebel leader left for Khartoum on Tuesday evening and that he will meet Sudanese President Omar al Bashir. Gatdet also stated Machar will meet Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

“Comrade Chairman and Commander-in-Chief of SPLM/SPLA, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, has left for the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Tuesday evening. He will meet with President Omer Hassan Al Bashir. He is also expected to meet with the Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni,” Gatdet said in a statement.

The rebel Spokesman disclosed that Machar, Bashir, and Museveni will discuss the implementation of the compromise peace agreement and promotion of mutual relations.

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