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Government takes decision allowing for formal recognition of Republic of South Sudan

International Law, Press Releases, Africa, 2011

“The Tánaiste today briefed the Cabinet on the situation in South Sudan which took a decision allowing for formal recognition by Ireland of the new State of the Republic of South Sudan which comes into being on 9 July.

Ireland will be represented at the independence ceremonies in Juba on 9 July by the Ambassador to Ethiopia who, it is proposed, will be accredited to the new State, on a non-residential basis.”