Khartoum, 27th June 2018. President Salva Kiir and Dr Riek Machar on Monday said they hope for a breakthrough in peace talks as they meet in Khartoum, Sudan.
“I came to this meeting with an open mind and hope my brother Riek did the same. I see the need to stop this unnecessary war and hope Dr Riek does as well”, said Kiir, agencies reported.
He said disagreements persisted over “division of power and security arrangements” and the “integration” of forces.
Machar told reporters that “We came to Khartoum to look for peace”.
“There is a chance for peace and there is a way to achieve peace”, he added.