26 January 2013

South Sudan: H.E Kiir Meets Russian Envoy

Addis Ababa — President Kiir today at Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa met the Russian Special envoy to African Affairs Mr. Mekhail Markilov.

The meeting discussed ways of strengthening the bilateral ties between RSS and Russia.

Shortly after the meeting Russian Envoy told the media that South Sudan and Russia have excellent level of political and mutual understanding and the two sides are moving forward to improve bilateral relationship in economic fields.

He further disclosed that one Russian company has started building an oil refinery in South Sudan.

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