South Sudan President to hold "important" press conference Thursday

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Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 19:45
Written by The New Sudan Vision NSV
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

(Juba NSV) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit's set to hold an "important" press conference tomorrow with reporters, his office said today in a release. All media houses are invited to assemble at the President's office by 9:30am. Mr. Kiir's expected to make his statements at 11am, his office said. 

*The President will speak about "the current issues," a source in the President's office told New Sudan Vision today in a phone call. 

*Mr. Kiir's conference could serve as a window into his political calculus since the dissolved the government, sacked his former Vice President and made many sweeping changes in the ruling party, including the suspension of the party's Secretary General, Mr. Pagan Amum, who's forbidden from issuing press statements, among others.