Civil society body urges S. Sudan parties to unveil peace roadmap

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The signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) should develop a “realistic” 100-day road map for the formation of a Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU), a civil society group said.

South Sudan Civil Society Forum also urged the parties to agree on how they plan to resolve outstanding issues like the security arrangements and develop a position on the numbers of states and boundaries.

“The 100-day roadmap should provide details about how they plan to implement the essential tasks leading up to the formation of the new unity government,” partly reads the statement.

South Sudan descended into war in December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup, allegations he denied.

In September last year, the country’s rival factions signed a revitalized peace agreement to end the civil war that killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions.

“Guarantors of the R-ARCSS, particularly those in the region, should deliver shift consequences on any party that deliberately attempts to frustrate peace efforts and meaningful implementation of the R-ARCSS,” notes the civil society’s statement…readmore

Source: Sudan Tribune

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