Khartoum – South Sudan Presidential Adviser Tut Gatluak arrived in Khartoum today, at the head of a high-level delegation that includes a number of ministers and officials of the Government of South Sudan.
He was received upon arrival at Khartoum Airport by Secretary-General of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant-General Mohamed Al-Ghali Ali Youssef.
In a press statement at Khartoum Airport, Gatluak said that the visit comes within the framework of bilateral relations and enhancing of joint cooperation between the two countries, progress of implementation of the Juba Agreement for Peace in Sudan and the stages that have been implemented in the security arrangements item, in addition to the outstanding issues between the two countries and border issues, and discussing the file of Abyei, within the framework of the dialogue between the two countries to reach mutually satisfactory solutions in this file.
He added that his visit to Sudan aims to see overall political situation in the country, lauding the appreciated efforts made by the military component and political forces to reach solutions to the current political crisis and form the government, stressing that stability of Sudan represents stability for South Sudan, noting the common interests between the two countries.
He announced that the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, will visit Sudan soon, stressing that the Government of South Sudan stands beside Sudan to address all its issues.