Egypt Worried Over Continued Fighting in South Sudan

Egypt expressed its concerns over the continued fighting in South Sudan, saying it is ready to offer any necessary support to the current negotiations to defuse tension.

At a meeting with South Sudanese Foreign Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin on the sidelines of the 69thsession of the UN General Assembly, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expressed worries that continued fighting in South Sudan would waste all gains achieved after its independence.

Egypt will respond to any agreement satisfactory to the people of South Sudan, Shoukry said

He also reiterated Egypt’s commitment to back the development and reconstruction programs in South Sudan.


Source : Egypt State Information Service