South Sudan President Leaves Khartoum After Signing Peace Deal  



President of the South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit concluded on Wednesday his visit to Sudan, which lasted several days during which he participated in the talks between the parties in South Sudan, culminating in the signing of the “Khartoum Political Agreement for South Sudan”.

He was seen off at Khartoum Airport, by President Omar al-Bashir, and a number of ministers.

The Sudanese parties signed the agreement in the presence of Al-Bashir as a guarantor of the findings of the South Sudan parties.

The text of the agreement on a permanent cease-fire begins 72 hours after the signing of the announcement at the presidential palace in Khartoum midday Wednesday.

The agreement signed by the four main parties from South Sudan led by President Salva Kiir Mayardit on behalf  of the Government and Riek Machar on behalf of the opposition People’s Movement, representatives of former detainees and the internal opposition,in addition to IGAD , African Union, the European Union, the Troika and the IGAD Partners Forum.