USA: Cease fire gives opportunity to build state in S.Sudan

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The US ambassador to Sudan, Stephen Coates, welcomed the signing of the Khartoum peace agreement in southern Sudan between the head of the southern government, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Riek Machar and opposition leaders, which was sponsored by IGAD organization.

Speaking to (SMC) The US ambassador to Sudan said we welcome this agreement and the declaration of the cease-fire which was done because it gives the opportunity to build the state, stressing their support for continuing efforts by all parties to reach a lasting peace in S. Sudan as well as to support all efforts for the continent to enjoy peace.