President Kiir directs National Security Service to reveal classified information on the causes of the 2013 and 2016 wars

 

South Sudan President Kiir speaking in the meeting

The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir has directed the National Security Service and BRL law firm in the US to disclose to the public classified information on the root cause of the 2013 and 2016 conflict.

In a press conference in Juba on Monday, Kiir said that for the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement to be genuine, transparency into the root cause of 2013 and 2016 was needed.

The information to be made public include audio intercepts and personal accounts.

According to Eye Radio, President Kiir said telling the truth was important for genuine reconciliation in the country.

The president guaranteed a pardon for those who may be implicated by the information.