This is your very last chance," the IGAD
Council of Ministers Chairman Workineh Gebeyehu said on Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday.
Special Envoy held a briefing meeting on January 17, 2018 in Juba with the Chairperson of The Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism, Major General Ibrahim AbdulJelill.
The Troika fully supports IGADs
continuing effort to build peace and, in particular, the tireless work undertaken by IGAD
Special Envoy Ismail Wais to bring the parties together.
Therefore, the study represents a contribution to further deliberations on the changes of the position of the IGAD
members in the global economy in terms of foreign trade.
regional grouping, which is based in Djibouti, has postponed a planned summit to discuss South Sudan's year-long conflict until Saturday.
East Africa's regional IGAD
bloc, which mediated the talks between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy Riek Machar, called on the leaders to forge a unity government within 45 days.
It notes that IGAD
sponsored the CPA negotiations, with US pressure visible in the background, but that it was Kenya that provided the negotiator in the person of Lieutenant-General Lazarus Sumbeiywo and it was then Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi who forced the main Sudanese protagonists to the negotiating table.
The NDA-SPLM relationship was also complicated because the NDA was not party to the IGAD
council of ministers during the meeting agreed, through the AU Peace and Security Council, to request the UN Security Council to consider the imposition of sanctions on those who undermine the implementation of the peace deal.
Hirut Zemene, on behalf of the Chairperson of the IGAD
Council of Ministers, presided over the session.
At a Friday press conference, Beyle said that the decision to hold the IGAD
Summit in Mogadishu was "evidence of improved security in the country", adding that he hoped the summit would be held in a "peaceful atmosphere".
The Security Council within IGAD
has already adopted a resolution allowing 5,500 troops into South Sudan," Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed told reporters, referring to the seven-member Intergovernmental Authority on Development.