Norway: Sanctions being seriously considered if South Sudan rivals don't reach peace agreement

January 27, 2015 8:00 AM

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Norway's foreign minister says the international community will seriously consider sanctions on South Sudan's warring factions if they don't reach a power sharing agreement this week.

Borge Brende, who's attending an African Union Executive Council meeting in Addis Ababa, said late Monday warring factions in South Sudan are expected to reach an agreement in peace talks planned alongside the A.U. summit in Ethiopia on Jan. 29.

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