South Sudan

09 Jul: South Sudan: Statement of the High Representative Josep Borrell on the independence anniversary

(Source: EEAS)

Exactly ten years ago, the youngest nation in Africa was founded. The EU congratulates the people and the government of South Sudan on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its independence.

Since then, the EU has been and remains committed to assist the South Sudanese people to fulfil their aspiration for peace and prosperity and to build a stable and democratic South Sudan.

We continue to supporting the implementation of much needed and long awaited reforms. More can be done by the government in the fulfilment of its promise for peace and development and to address the …