President Salva Kiir has vowed to end military confrontations between government forces and rebels across the country.
In a speech aired on state-owned television, President Kiir admitted that he was well informed about the torment people were undergoing in South Sudan.
He also acknowledged that dialogue was the best option to ending the South Sudan crisis, as opposed to military action.
“As many people have talked before me, calling for peace, we want to stop the fighting,” he said.
“I can’t get up in the morning and all the children are crying, let us turn a new page for peace and stability in the country,” he added.
Vision and mission
President Kiir reiterated his ruling SPLM party’s vision and mission of ‘taking towns’ to the rural areas, to check the rural-to-urban migration.
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