Mediator says South Sudan rivals agree to end war

November 7, 2014 9:53 PM

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Mediator says South Sudan rivals agree to end war

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's warring parties committed to stop fighting and bring their months-long conflict to an end without conditions, the chief mediator for regional African group IGAD said on Saturday after two days of talks in the Ethiopian capital.

Fighting erupted last December in South Sudan, which declared independence from Sudan in 2011, after months of political tension between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy, Riek Machar.

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