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Establishment of the Transitional Government of National Unity of South Sudan
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Kawamura)

April 30, 2016

1. The Government of Japan welcomes that the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) of the Republic of South Sudan has been established in South Sudan on the 29th of April, 2016, based on the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan signed in August 2015. The Government of Japan also highly appreciates the efforts that the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) and the countries concerned exerted in bringing about this establishment of the TGoNU.

2. The Government of Japan hopes that all the parties cooperate in tackling various challenges such as the improvement of the humanitarian situation, restoration of security, and reconstruction of a sound economy, so that the people's of South Sudan can enjoy peace and stability as soon as possible.

3. The Government of Japan intends to continue supporting South Sudan’s efforts toward peace and stability in coordination with the international community.

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