Ambassador Seyoum: IGAD commits to help South Sudanese find peace


Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, Head of IGAD Special Envoys to South Sudan, emphasized that IGAD stood firm in assisting South Sudanese find durable peace to end the suffering of the people and create a stable, prosperous and secure South Sudan.
In a statement marking the first anniversary of the South Sudan crisis, Ambassador Seyoum noted that the region, friends and partners of this newest nation felt sad as the crisis continued to plague the people.
He highlighted the uncertainty engulfing the nation, the suffering of the people, the repercussions of the ongoing crisis and the furtherance of fear and mistrust among the various communities, urging the people not to be susceptible to war, vengeance and hatred.