Turkey welcomed a deal between the government of South Sudan and the opposition that reached a consensus Saturday and formed a transitional government.

“We welcome that the government and the opposition, which is party to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, reached a consensus and formed the Transitional Government in South Sudan today (22 February),” Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“We hope that the Transitional Government will immediately take the necessary steps to establish lasting peace in the country, as well as the tranquility and stability that the

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