US Congressman Thomas J. Rooney in Juba:
On Saturday, 8 April 2017, the United State Congressman Thomas J. Rooney, member of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence visited Juba and conducted a meeting with H. E. Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan. The meeting was attended by US Ambassador to South Sudan Mary Catherine (Molly) Phee, and from the government’s side by Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial, Senior Presidential Special Advisor, Hon. Michael Makuei Lueth, Minister of Information & Broadcasting, and Amb. Bol Wek Agoth, acting Chief Administrator in the Office of the President.
Congressman Rooney assured President Salva Kiir Mayardit about the commitment of the US government to support South Sudan, and to strengthen US-South Sudan bilateral relations. President S. K. Mayardit on his part thanked the Congressman and members of his delegation for visiting South Sudan, and assured the Congressman of South Sudan’s commitment to work very closely with USA on matters of mutual interest.
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