Ceasefire & Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism

Posted: January 17, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan, Press Release


(For Immediate Publication): Ceasefire & Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) – PRESS RELEASE

17th January 2018, Juba, South Sudan – CTSAMM launches an investigation in Jonglei

January 17, 2018 (SSB) — On the 3rd of January 2018, the CTSAMM were informed by the SPLA of the movement of administrative convoys intending to travel through areas of northern Jonglei State. Subsequently, on the 13th of January 2018, CTSAMM received allegations regarding ongoing hostilities in the area where the administrative convoy was said to be.

As a result of this, CTSAMM has launched an investigation in this area to ascertain whether a violation of the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities (ACOH) has taken place. CTSAMM is currently visiting the areas of Yuai and Akobo, and intends to also visit other areas in the vicinity of northern Jonglei. CTSAMM will thereafter report its findings as stipulated in Article 14(1) of the ACOH.

Communications Office,



Notes to Editors (Not for Publication)

The CTSAMM is an impartial, neutral body committed to pursuing its mandate and conducts monitoring and verification activities to determine compliance or non-compliance of the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities (ACOH) on the basis of credible information submitted by the Parties and others.  CTSAMM works for the betterment of the people of South Sudan, in support of the peace process and in accordance with the Agreements, national and international laws.

For further information, please contact CTSAMM Communications Office on +211926999901/+211956732999 or comms@igadrss.org or www.ctsamm.org

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