The Latest: SSudan official: We don’t need more peacekeepers

September 23, 2016 6:56 PM

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South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng is dismissing the need for more peacekeeping forces in his country.

Speaking with The Associated Press on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, Deng said that a U.N. Security Council resolution that called for a 4,000-strong regional force “didn’t take into consideration our concerns as a nation.”

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