Uhuru heads to South Sudan for peace initiative
26 February 2014, 11:15
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta has left the country for South Sudan early Wednesday to try negotiate for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict.
The president will spend the day in Juba where he is set to meet South Sudan president Salva Kiir as well as an expected meeting with leaders from the rebel outfit lead by former Vice President Riek Machar.
It is understood that president Kenyatta will pass the message that peace is a must in South Sudan and stress for the need to have a quick resolution of the matter.
" The president will pass the message that under no circumstance will a solution to the crisis not be found, a source said.
The visit comes after fervent efforts by the east African community, IGAD and other institutions to try negotiate for an end to the violence that has so far claimed over 3000 lives.
For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.