Central African Republic's warring factions agree to stop hostilities in Kenya-mediated talks

February 5, 2015 4:15 PM

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NAIROBI, Kenya – The Kenyan mediator of Central African Republic peace talks says representatives of two warring factions have signed an unconditional cease-fire in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Kenyan mediator Kenneth Marende told reporters Thursday that representatives of both the ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka armed groups pledged to stop the recruitment and use of child soldiers, and to stop launching attacks against civilians.

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