President Salva Kiir has reiterated that he has forgiven and is willing to work with SPLM-IO chairman Dr. Riek Machar.
Speaking during the reopening of the transitional national legislative assembly in Juba this morning, President Kiir said he has forgiven Riek Machar:
“In the spirit of this peace agreement and our experience in Rome I once more extend my invitation to Dr. Riek Marcher to return home. I have completely forgiven him and all I ask from him is to become a peace partner for he is no longer my opponent,” Kiir said.