President Kiir met with President Kikwete and other leaders assembled in Arusha, Tanzania
for the intra-Sudanese People Liberation Movement (SPLM
) dialogue. The Arusha communiqué was subsequently signed on 21 January. It remains vitally important that South Sudan
’s leaders uphold their commitments to secure peace and form a transition government of national unity through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development
) - led peace process.