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JUBA - 10 Nov 2017

Deal decisively with insecurity, Kiir orders security agencies

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit has ordered security agencies today to deal decisively with any criminal acts across the country.

President Kiir gave the orders today during a security committee meeting in which they discussed the current security situation in the country.

South Sudan’s Interior Minister, Michael Chiangjiek said in a press statement after the meeting that the security committee listened to a number of security reports from various units.

He pointed out that the security situation is stable except for some criminal acts associated with looting at night, especially within Juba.

“The President of the Republic, His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, directed all security units to continue monitoring the security situation and act decisively with any criminal act,” Chiangjiek said.