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Peace talks raise pressure on South Sudan warring factions

Secretary John Kerry

Newscast Media ADDIS ABABA—South Sudan’s warring factions resumed face-to-face
peace talks on April 30 — the third such effort this year. The resumption of
negotiations coincides with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meeting with regional
leaders in Addis Ababa, where they agreed on the need for a legitimate force to
stabilize South Sudan.

Pressure is growing on the South Sudan government and the opposition to reach
some concrete agreements at this round of talks in Ethiopia. Since the conflict
erupted in mid-December, the parties have only agreed on a cease-fire — which has
been largely ignored. CONTINUE TO FULL STORY>>


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