Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Tuesday at the Ettihadeya Presidential Palace. The two presidents discussed the situation of the African continent, the peace process in South Sudan and ways of boosting mutual cooperation. Sisi praised the strong political will of Kiir to contain the internal conflict in South Sudan and to achieve peace for his people in cooperation with the international community. They addressed various means of concentrating the efforts of the transitional Government of National Unity, headed by Salva Kiir, to achieve peace. President Kiir thanked Sisi for Egypt's support to South Sudan in the earlier UN Security Council vote against imposing arms embargo on the country.
Source: Egypt Independent January 11, 2017 09:26 UTC