South Sudan – Signing of a peace agreement (12.09.18)

France welcomes the signing of the peace agreement formalizing the revitalization of the 2015 agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, between President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and Riek Machar.

We congratulate the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the countries of the region for their contribution to this progress.

We hope that this agreement will open a new chapter in the process of establishing of peace.

We call on each of the parties to work toward implementing this agreement and will continue to support all of the countries in the region in their efforts to achieve this goal.