Sudan Govt Disclose Former S. Sudan Vice President Riek Machar in Khartoum for Medical Attention

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar speaks during an interview with Reuters in his office in Addis AbabaOSINT SUMMARY

Since the conflict between forces loyal President of South Sudan Salva Kiir clashed with opposition leader former Vice President, Riek Machar the latter reportedly went missing.

The Sudanese government has now disclosed that the South Sudan’s fugitive former vice president and opposition leader is in Khartoum to seek medical attention.

In a press release, the Sudanese minister of Information, Ahmed Bilal Osman categorically said that Sudan received Mr. Machar for medical treatment at the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.

Sudan further stated that they received Dr Riek Machar purely on humanitarian bases citing the rebel leader was in an urgent need for medical attention.

Osman also noted in the press release that the health condition of Dr Riek Machar has stabilized adding that he will stary in  the country under full medical supervision until he (Machar) leaves the country for a destination of his choice to complete his medical treatment.

Last week a report by United Nations indicated that the South Sudanese fugitive, former vice president, Riek Machar had arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after fleeing from South Sudan.

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