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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan

Addis Ababa, 28 January 2013

The Secretary-General met yesterday with His Excellency Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan.

They discussed the implementation of the 27 September 2012 agreements signed with Sudan and the negotiations on the outstanding issues between the two countries, as well as the economic and human rights situation in South Sudan.

The Secretary-General urged the Government of South Sudan to continue engaging with Sudan to move forward on the implementation of the agreements and underscored the importance of setting up the Abyei Area institutions.

He also stressed the concern of the international community with regards to an increase in human rights violations, including sexual violence.


Readouts on 28 January 2013