By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan government has unexpectedly recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia in a move an official described as “a normal administrative practice”.
- South Sudan foreign affairs spokesperson Mawien Makol (Photo credit: citizen-news)
Family sources told Sudan Tribunethat David Dang Kong was asked by the foreign affairs ministry to return to capital, Juba within 72 hours.
But Mawien Makol, the foreign affairs spokesperson downplayed the incident, saying it was done within the ministry’s jurisdiction.
“This is a normal administrative practice to recall any of our diplomats for briefing at the headquarters on policy matters and for them to get other directives to help them be able to carry out day to today activities and foreign services with confidence while in countries of deployment,” he said on Tuesday.
Unconfirmed reports, however, say Kong’s summons were mainly due to his alleged involvement in covert…
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