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Vice President Goss

He talked about border problems, share resources and migration issues that must be settled as soon as possible and with the same pragmatism and leadership that they have shown so far. At the ceremony, the Vice-Chairman of the Government Goss, Riek Machar Teny, took seat in the new space provided in the General Assembly to the new country and later participated in the ceremony that hoisted the flag of Sudan’s South next to those of the other 192 States members of the UN to the doors of the headquarters of the Agency in New York. It is a day full of emotions for us: we have been accepted into the international community and present them to our flag, said Machar Teny, that explained how the new flag symbolizes the commitment of the new State by peace within our country, in the region and around the world.We are honored to be part of United Nations, he said Vice President Goss, accompanied by the Secretary general, who described the historic ceremony for the UN; the President of the General Assembly, Joseph Deiss, and a large group of diplomatic delegations. North and South Sudan fought for 21 years in a civil war, which began in 1983, which caused more than two million dead and five million refugees, and which resulted in the peace accords of 2005. That Agreement guaranteed the Sudanese the right to self-determination in a process which was completed in a rrendum held last January, which had the affirmative support of 98% of the population. The new African nation is composed of ten small States and the UN will be present in it through the newly created stabilisation mission to Sudan from the South (AFIRMo), which shall be equipped with 7,000 ctive and which are expected to contribute to peace and security in this new country. Source of the news: South Sudan becomes the member number 193 of the UN