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UPDF says it will not withdraw its troops from South Sudan

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The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces that is part of the foreign allies forces in the South Sudan conflict that are wanted to withdraw from South Sudan by IGAD in a space of 45 days when President Salva Kiiri Mayadit pended a signature to a power sharing deal last week in Addis Ababa has revealed that they will not withdraw from South Sudan. UPDF representative to Parliament and former Army spokesperson, Brig. Fenehas Katerima speaking in an interview revealed that UPDF is in South Sudan on a state invitation not IGAD, this meaning that UPDF will only withdraw from South Sudan if the government of President Salva Kiiri Mayadit over turns its invitation of the Ugandan forces in South Sudan. But Shadow Defense Minister in the Ugandan Parliament, Hassan Kaps Fungaroo also speaking in an interview with our senior political reporter Timothy Sibasi revealed that UPDF’s object to withdraw may for the intervention of foreign forces attacking UPDF troops and other foreign allies fighting a long side defector rebel leader Dr. Riek Machar and his white army forces.