President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks with a South Sudan government delegation headed by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Loca Boeing Deng.
Asmara, 5 May 2011 – President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks with a South Sudan government delegation headed by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Loca Boeing Deng.
In the meeting, the delegation delivered a message to President Isaias from General Salva Kiir Miyardet, President of the South Sudan Government. The two sides conducted extensive discussion on relations of cooperation between Eritrea and South Sudan in the wake of the official declaration of an independent state of South Sudan due to take place, as well as the fostering of close relations between north and south Sudan.
President Isaias also briefed the delegation on Eritrea’s experience during the transition period.
Mr. Deng Alor told ERINA following the meeting that the message from General Salva Kiir Miyardet deals an invitation for the President of Eritrea to attend the official celebrations marking the declaration of an independent State of South Sudan.
He further pointed out that understanding has been reached to further strengthen the existing relations between the Government of Eritrea and that of South Sudan for the mutual benefit of both people.
Moreover, Mr. Deng Alor stated that the extensive briefings which President Isaias gave regarding Eritrea’s experience in the course of the transition period is of vital significance.