Kiir says national dialogue would not attend those who refuse to join it

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Kenyan President Kenyatta shakes hands with Rebecca Garang and other
S. Sudan leaders. on 25 June 2015 (Photo PSCU)
May 18, 2017 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir Thursday said that the
national dialogue process will start with those are ready to take
part, insisting that the others can join it later on but he would not
delay it further.

“Those who are available will be sworn in on Monday, May 22, 2017.
Those who are not around will be sworn in as and when they come
because the process cannot be postponed,” said President Kiir on

Different opposition figures including the widow of the late SPLM
leader John Garang de Mabior, Kosti Manibe, and Majak D’ Agoot,
declined to join the process after their appointment by the President
citing the lack of prior consultation and the need for confidence
building measures before to hold it.

Kiir pointed out the country’s’ needs to be guided by the values of
peace and national reconciliation as a way of observing the spirit of

The President went on to emphasising on the values of Christianity.

“The fundamental values of Christianity, such as love of the
neighbour, forgiveness, reconciliation and peace, transcend the
religious domain to be guiding values of our South Sudanese society
because they are shared by all of us, regardless of our differences,”
he added.

The head of state said that the national dialogue would be an
opportunity and a process for deep reflection on the values and
principles which bind the South Sudanese leadership.

President Kiir made the remarks on Thursday to members of the
organising committee who have been tasked with various
responsibilities to make necessary arrangements for the swearing-in of
dialogue committee members.

Peace in the country has been unattainable and is constantly
threatened but the fractures within the leadership of the major armed
opposition parties and within the government.


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    19 May 00:12, by Tower in lowland


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    19 May 00:17, by Malakal county Simon

    It’s doesn’t matter, because no body want to be part of that bogus
national dialogue of yours anyway!!!!

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    19 May 06:35, by Kush Natives

    In fact, let the army forces go ahead do their dialogue with
rebels and innocent civilians will precede with their own dialogue
here! About that? Dialogue doesn’t want us rather we’re the ones wants
it. So, it is a very simple arrangements.
    Malaak county Simon, see you in the bushes of South Sudan!

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        19 May 08:23, by Kuch

        Even in a family unit, there are some cases where there would
be one or two, who just want the whole family go their way or the high
way. But these obstinate kind of members are asked in a good faith by
their fathers/mothers and their siblings to join the family. And if
they refused, then they are left alone and the rest of the family
members move on with their lives. So Let those criminals>>>

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            19 May 08:32, by Kuch

            who think they can hold the South Sudanese people hostage
in foreign countries go to hell with their foreign masters holding
them hostage as their bargaining chips or blackmails to crawl their
creepy selves into our country. After all, these criminals taking our
country & our people hostage are not new to the current govt. They
were the same criminals who looted the South Sudanese people’s money>>

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                19 May 08:42, by Kuch

                and they were the same incompetent losers who have
been at helm of governance of South Sudan since 2005 to 2013. So what
is their different between the current mobs in the government and
them? My own answer is: These criminals who want the South Sudanese
people go their way or the high is, they are after their own selfish
interests and the interests of their foreign masters, plain and

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                    19 May 08:49, by Kuch

                    The government of South Sudan should talk to the
governments of Kenya and ethiopia to tell these traitors to come back
home to come & do their obstinate or blackmail-like politicking right
here inside South Sudan & with the South Sudanese people. After all,
South Sudan & South Sudanese people can’t be ruled in foreign

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                        19 May 08:59, by Kuch

                        As for the re-negotiation of their so-called
2015 peace deal:
                        Let the criminals go to hell, no more
negotiations of any kind with any piece rat in foreign hotels,
brothels and bars about anything to do with South Sudan and the South
Sudanese people’s peace. That so-called 2015 peace deal was nothing to
do with the South Sudanese people’s peace>>>

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                            19 May 09:10, by Kuch

                            But the deal was a hand over of our
country to foreign interests. The idiots who keep calling for the
re-negotiation of that 2015 damn peace deal are told to re-read the
damn document letter by letter & line by letter and understand the
damn document & they will understand the damn document was a complete
sellout of our country to foreign interests>>>

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                                19 May 09:23, by Kuch

                                Many of our idiots who always brag to
be well learned even seem to be having a huge deficit in English
language comprehension. This is what the so-called 2015 peace deal
what was 

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    19 May 08:15, by Eastern

    A bus leaving the buspark on its way nearly empty is a loss to the
company; Kiir’s national dialogue starting with a handful of his
friends and sycophants is counterproductive....

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    19 May 09:06, by Dengda

    Yes, National Dialogue is the only viable option available to
rescues the worsening situation. Then why rushing and dictate it
again? This where your failure came in and surfacing as head of state,
there are process a lot of process. Prior appointing anyone whether in
government position or committee, you must consult X & Y first. Riek,
Lam, Changson, Gadet, Thomas and others should included.

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