Juba, 7th August 2018. The president of South Sudan and armed opposition signed a final ceasefire and power-sharing agreement hailing in Khartoum Sudan on Sunday.
President Salva Kiir who inked on behalf of the government tells South Sudan leaders that the agreement should be the end of the war and the conflict in the country.
He says his government knows the conflict in South Sudan has resulted in a financial and political burden.
"We must accept that the internal war has no meaning and has imposed suffering on us and our families and has killed hundreds of our young men and women, destroyed our economy, and left us divided.
Dr Riek Machar said after the signing, that "today we celebrate, not just in South Sudan, but throughout the world".
He calls for focus after signing to implement the agreement to avoid all being failures.
Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed describes the agreement signed on outstanding issues as a deal expressing the commitment of all parties to a ceasefire.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir expresses commit to continue South Sudanese parties in the implementation of the agreement.
He announces that the oil would be pumped from South Sudan's Unity region to Sudan beginning on September 1.
He says one of the Sudanese goals is the need to save the economy of South Sudan from collapsing.
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