Washington, DC/Juba — The executive of South Sudan has introduced a behind-the-scenes lobbying marketing campaign to opposite an palms embargo that used to be imposed by way of the UN Security Council in July 2018, an reputable on the South Sudan embassy in Washington, DC, with complete wisdom of the topic and who demanded anonymity as a result of he used to be now not licensed to communicate to the media informed the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) on Sunday.

According to the reputable, a method to lend a hand take away the younger country from the UN sanctions listing used to be to begin with designed in October 2020 however the plan failed to take form after a advice from Uganda President Yoweri Museveni.

“This removal thing from the UN sanctions file is more than two years now. The government noticed after all these years that getting modern military weapons, ammunition, and other things for our soldiers has become harder and harder because of what the UN did to us back in 2018,” the supply explains.

“We did our part in East Africa. We lobbied very hard but President Museveni told President Kiir in February this year that the only best option for South Sudan is to approach Russia or China,” the reputable states, including, “Presidents Kiir and Museveni both agreed that Russia would be a good bet.”

The reputable claims the federal government is incapable of coaching and graduating the unified forces on account of the sanctions, pronouncing, “You know we cannot speed up training for the unified forces because we have no way to buy weapons for them, I mean the new unified forces. They should listen to us and allow us to buy guns for our new soldiers.”

The South Sudan News Agency understands that South Sudan has been constantly lobbying some East African nations, particularly Uganda and Kenya. The SSNA additionally realized that President Salva Kiir has on a lot of events talked to some key gamers on the African Union and instructed them to lend a hand safe the lifting of the UN palms embargo. Kiir additionally requested Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to lend a hand him thru diplomatic channels.