South Sudan - France welcomes the agreement to reunify the command of the armed forces (05 Apr. 2022)


France welcomes the April 3rd signing of an agreement to unify the command of the re-unified South Sudanese armed forces. This agreement marks an important step for the implementation of the security measures for the transition process set forth in the peace agreement.

France encourages the parties to implement their commitments within the agreed-upon time frame, in particular, the commitment to integrate and deploy the first elements of the re-unified armed forces.

France reiterates its support for the implementation of the entire peace agreement and for the preparation of the elections, which are needed to complete the transition process and to establish lasting peace in South Sudan.