US Assistant Secretary of State to visit South Sudan

Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Photo: US State Department/Getty Images/File

Juba, January 17, 2017 (SSNA) — The United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield is set to arrive in Juba tomorrow to meet with US embassy officials, according to a statement released Tuesday.

“Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will be in South Sudan on January 18 and Ethiopia on January 19. The primary purpose of the Assistant Secretary’s visit to Juba, South Sudan is to meet with Embassy personnel,” the statement reads in part.

The state department added, “the Assistant Secretary intends to meet with senior government officials to discuss issues of mutual concern in the bilateral relationship.”

The State Department said Thomas-Greenfield will also speak with international partners and local media and that she will proceed to Ethiopia on January 19.

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  • Bring what u have to help people of s.Sudan the us asst secret. Of state 4 Africa affairs

  • Comment *please Linda help the government of s Sudan which is under wrong administrators who are claiming to be administrators starting from the top management down wards who can’t care of us civilians. thanks God bless you words amen.

  • its so difficult to understand what is true actually with some individual in South Sudan whom are trying and work heard for calling others to under care their fail mistake,

  • Rev. Hank Young
    January 24, 2017 1:22 pm

    What other atrocities does this regime have to commit before the world reacts. Hotel Rwanda come to mind. How much blood must be shed. innocent children massacred, rapes and civilians killed. Please stop!


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