The Egyptian Foreign Ministers was yesterday in Juba to assist the AU Panel to mediate between South Sudan and Sudan.Mohammed Kamel Amr met with President Salva Kiir Mayardit after he held a meeting on Sunday with President Omar al Bashir.
Government spokesperson Barnaba Marial Benjamin told journalists that the AU and chief mediator Thabo Mbeki need help to move forward.
He added that the Government of South Sudan welcomed Mr Amr’s push in the negotiations.
Dr Marial said President Kiir welcomed Mr Amr’s request to free the Sudanese prisoners of war in a humanitarian act.
He added that the army, the ministry of foreign affairs and the Red Cross are working together to send the 14 prisoners of war back to their families in Sudan.
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