JMCC holds its 45th meeting in Juba

JMCC Chair Maj. Gen. Majier Deng JMCC Chair Maj. Gen. Majier Deng
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:26

The Joint Military Ceasefire Commission (JMCC) has on Wednesday held it 45th meeting in Juba. 

The meeting held at the Crown Hotel, was co-chaired by Maj. Gen. Majier Deng and Maj. Gen. Gabriel Gatwech

Gen. Gatwech gave an update of the security situation in Juba, terming it “relatively calm”. 

Gen. Majier also gave an update on the progress on the SPLM integration efforts currently ongoing across the country. 

The meeting also received a briefing from the Joint Operations Center  (JOC) in the capital, Juba.

Chapter II of the 2015 peace deal provides for JOC to as a mechanism to ensure coordination of the security forces operating in the capital.

It is staffed by four Deputy Chiefs of General Staff, two from government forces and two from the SPLM/A (In Opposition) Forces. 

JMCC is responsible for oversight and co-ordination of forces in cantonment and barracks, and reports to the Commanders in Chief of the respective warring parties.