The meeting was chaired by H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and current Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government, and was attended by H.E. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti; H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya; H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia; H.E. Omar Hassan al-Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan; H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda; and H.E. General Taban Deng Gai, representing the President of the Republic of South Sudan.
Also in attendance in the meeting were H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; H.E. Rachid Benlounes, representing the President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria; H.E. Kettong Doradji, representing the President of the Republic of Chad; H.E. Godfrey A.E. Odudigbo, representing the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; H.E. Ndumiso N. Ntshinga, representing the President of the Republic of South Africa; H.E. Ellen Margrethe Loej, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General and the Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS); H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC); H.E. Festus G. Mogae, Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC); and Amb (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim, IGAD Executive Secretary.
The Heads of State and Government of the IGAD Plus:
1. Takes note of the report and recommendations made by the Chairperson of JMEC, the Head of UNMISS and the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission;
2. Recalls the previous decisions of the UN, the African Union and IGAD on the situation in the Republic of South Sudan since the outbreak of the crisis in the Republic of South Sudan in particular the Communiqué of the First Extra- Ordinary Summit of the IGAD Plus, as well as the decision on the Situation in...
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