• Embassy of Ethiopia

South Sudan: “will collaborate with Ethiopia against the perpetrators”

South Sudan's Ambassador to Ethiopia Akuei Bona said on Wednesday (April 21) that his country would collaborate with Ethiopia in taking measures against the perpetrators of the killings and abductions carried out against civilians in Gambella Regional State. The Ambassadorsaid that South Sudan condemned the act as it is "totally unacceptable and inhuman" and said his country supports the effort of Ethiopia to get the abducted children released. According to the ambassador, these forces have been perpetrating similar killings on other tribes in South Sudan and looting properties. On behalf of the people and Government of South Sudan, Ambassador Akuei Bona had expressed his condolences to families of the victims of the attack and to all Ethiopians. He further noted that the two countries should collaborate closely and exchange information to fight gunmen to stop similar barbaric attacks.