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.