Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Republic of South Sudan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

African Union Delegation Pays Courtesy Visit to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Juba, January 29, 2024 (MFA&IC) – A delegation from the African Union, led by Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace, and Security, H.E. Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Ramadan Mohammed Abdallah.

Hon. Deputy Minister Ramadan Mohammed Abdallah Goc provided a comprehensive overview of the status of the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement as well as the government’s role in mediating the peace process in Sudan.

Hon. Ramadan expressed the government’s readiness to conduct the elections on time.

Regarding Sudan, the deputy Minister explained the role of South Sudan in the mediation process for the situation in Sudan.

He acknowledged the role and support from the African Union and IGAD in ensuring that the cessation of hostilities is holding in Sudan.

Hon. Ramadan urged the African Union to provide technical support to the Government of South Sudan, especially in the upcoming elections, which will be conducted according to the roadmap.

On his part, Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, the Commissioner for Political Affairs and Peace Security, stated that he was in the country to show solidarity and support for South Sudan in its peace efforts.

He added that the African Union stands ready to provide assistance for peace, stability, and democratic elections in the region.