Africa-Press – Eritrea. Asmara, 05 May 2022- Senior Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab met President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan today in Juba and delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki.
In his message, President Isaias reaffirmed the historic bonds of solidarity between the peoples of Eritrea and South Sudan since the days of struggle of the people of South Sudan for self-determination.
President Isaias also stressed Eritrea’s resolute support for the independence and sovereignty of South Sudan and its right to address its internal matters free from external diktat. President Salva Kiir thanked Eritrea for its unwavering constructive position and briefed the delegation on developments in the country.
President Salva Kiir stated that South Sudan was making progress towards peace, stability and development despite acute difficulties.
The two sides also discussed regional development and agreed to bolster bilateral and regional cooperation.