The Minster of Information and Government spokesperson, Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin has stated that Eritrea’s support to the struggle of the people of South Sudan includes paying a lot of human sacrifices. He mentioned this salient remark when he met the visiting Eritrean Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, in his office, yesterday, in the capital Juba.
The Eritrean Foreign Minister also conveyed message of congratulations from the people and Government of Eritrea to the people and Government of the Republic of South Sudan. The Minister asserted to all South Sudanese that Eritrea would stand on the side of the people and Government of South Sudan in the same manner as it did during their struggle for self-determination.
Dr. Barnaba on his part highly commends Eritrea’s contribution to the victory of the struggle of the people of South Sudan, as the same time for Eritrea’s role in the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). The Minister went on to express his deep conviction that such contribution would equally continue in an enhanced manner in the reconstruction endeavors of the Republic of South Sudan.