Ramaphosa returns from South Sudan

2014-04-17 07:23
Cyril Ramaphosa. (Sapa)

Cyril Ramaphosa. (Sapa)

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Pretoria - Special Envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa, has concluded his visit to the country, the department of international relations said on Wednesday.

"Mr Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his second visit to South Sudan where he held discussions with President Salva Kiir and other stakeholders on the process to resolve the ongoing conflict," department spokesperson Clayson Monyela said.

Ramaphosa, as special envoy, would travel to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia on Monday.

Monyela said this would be to "to facilitate intra-party discussions involving the various sections of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement".

The Special Envoy would facilitate the discussion jointly with the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, he said.

"South Africa is committed to assisting the people of South Sudan to address the current conflict as well as the humanitarian needs," said Monyela.

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