Juba, 01 December, 2020 / 9:13 pm (ACI Africa).
The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has released a report detailing a meeting by the Church leaders with South Sudan President Salva Kiir during which the President promised to maintain peace in the nine-year-old nation.
In the report shared with ACI Africa November 30, President Kiir acknowledged that the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) was not moving as expected, but stated that some progress had been made.
“South Sudan President, H.E. Salva Kiir, has promised Africa’s churches that there will be no return to war in the country as long as he remains head of state,” AACC officials reported on their website, making reference to the meeting AACC delegation had with the President in Juba.
The delegation was in South Sudan’s capital Juba 17-19 November also held meetings with representatives of other South Sudanese institutions, including civil society organizations.