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
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