(Khartoum – August 30, 2018) The IGAD High-level Revitalization Forum (HLRF) for South Sudan has registered another milestone with the parties initialing the text of the Revitalized Agreement of the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS). The initialing ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Al-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan and Amb. Ismail Wais, IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan. Mediation team from Kenya and Ethiopia as well as representatives from the international partners were also present.
Khartoum, Sudan: 5 August 2018. The IGAD Heads of State and Government convened an Extra-Ordinary Summit today 5 August 2018 in Khartoum, Sudan on resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. The meeting was chaired by H.E. OmerHassan Al Bashir, President of the Republic of the Sudan on behalf of H.E. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the current Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly.