The peace agreement reached in Juba is a historic milestone for the people of the Republic of Sudan in their quest for a peaceful and prosperous country. IGAD congratulates the Government of Sudan and the Sudan Revolutionary Front on securing a historic peace agreement for the good of the Sudanese people. IGAD sincerely hopes that the other armed actors and non-signatories to the peace agreement will soon join their brothers and sisters in ending the suffering. It is essential that all Sudanese participate in the future of their country and contribute to the well-being of their country. IGAD recognizes that a peaceful and prosperous Sudan is in the interest of the region, which must be guided by a good example of unique, inclusive and visionary leadership. IGAD congratulates the President of the Sovereign Council of the Republic of Sudan, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the Prime Minister of Sudan and President iGAD, H.E. Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, and all the leaders of the armed groups that signed the peace agreement, iGAD also recognizes the mediation role played by the Government of South Sudan, under the leadership of President H.E. , to illustrate the problems of African countries.