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South Sudan president travelling to US for high-level meetings on CPA.

September 13, 2010 (WASHINGTON) -- The First Vice president of Sudan and South Sudan Salva Kiir will head to the United States to attend a meeting organized by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon next week on referendum that will be attended by president Barack Obama and other senior world officials. A statement issued by the head of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) mission in the U.S. Ezekiel Gatkuoth said that Kiir will also meet with senior members of the U.S. administration and will also Congressional Black Caucus as a keynote speaker. He also will meet Sudanese Community organizations, Church leaders, and activists to brief them about the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) with focus on the referendum scheduled to take place early next year which is likely to create the world's newest state. Kiir will be accompanied by GOSS Minister of Peace and CPA Implementation Pagan Amum, Minister of Regional Cooperation Deng Alor Kuol, Minister in the Office of President of GOSS Cirino Ofuho, Minister of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development John Luk and Advisor to Presidency of the Republic of Sudan Mansour Khalid. (ST)

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Date:Sep 14, 2010
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