South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrived in Russia writes “RIA News”.
The president’s motorcade proceeded along Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow towards the center, the agency’s correspondent reports. In the Russian capital, Kiir travels in an Aurus car. He was also provided with a motorcycle escort.
September 28 planned Kiir’s negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin previously reported that the leaders of the countries would discuss the prospects for the development of Russian-South Sudanese relations in various areas. In addition, they will touch upon issues of regional and international agendas.
This will be the first visit of the leader of South Sudan to Russia. According to Vedomosti source, representatives The South Sudanese elite decided to contact the Russian leadership directly on security issues while the Wagner PMC “is in limbo.”
At the end of July, the Vice President of South Sudan, Taban Deng Gai, visited Russia and took part in the Russia-Africa summit in St. Petersburg. No specific agreements with the Russian leadership were reported at that time.