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Thursday, 28 June 2018

Peace in South Sudan

Peace in South Sudan: Salva Kiir, the South Sudan president and longtime Egypt ally, signed a peace agreement on Wednesday in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum with rebel leader and former Vice President Riek Machar. The pact aims to end a five-year civil war between the two factions. “The parties will continue talks in Khartoum to discuss the arrangements for implementing the ceasefire, and after it comes into place the issue of power-sharing will be discussed,” Sudanese Foreign Minister Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed told Reuters. Other rebel factions are opposed to the agreement.

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