The South Sudanese Foreign Affairs minister, Hon. Awut Deng Acuil was in Asmara, Eritrea to deliver President Salva Kiir’s message to his Eritrean counterpart, Isaias Afwerki.
The Eritrean head hosted Acuil at State House in the capital, Asmara.
President Kiir’s message to his Eritrean counterpart reportedly centered on peace-building efforts in South Sudan, its facilitation of peace talks between Sudan government and opposition movements and ties of cooperation between Asmara and Juba.
Meanwhile, Efwerki and Acuil reportedly discussed the implementation of the regional cooperation and integration of the Horn of African countries as well as the initiatives to be undertaken.
The Eritrean leader reportedly emphasized the readiness to deepen historical ties between the people and governments of both nations.
Eritrea is one of the countries that recognized South Sudan’s independence in July 2011.