Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has called for elections in South Sudan to achieve peace and stability.

Museveni made the remarks while speaking to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the African Union Heads of State summit.

The two leaders, according to officials from both parties, mainly discussed issues regarding peace and stability in the Great Lakes region and the reforms being undertaken by the world body, especially on the question of peacekeeping.

On achieving peace and stability in South Sudan, the Ugandan leader repeated his position on the need to hold elections so that the population can choose a legitimate leader.

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