Dakar, Oct. 21 -- LONDON, United Kingdom, October 21, 2019/APO Group/ -- The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the governments of the United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom:

"South Sudan faces a critical moment in the journey toward a peaceful and prosperous future. There are now less than four weeks for political leaders to form a transitional government as they committed to in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway (the Troika) have consistently welcomed assurances by the parties to implement the agreement and meet its deadlines, and hoped that recent meetings between South Sudan's leadership show a renewed sp...