South Sudan Factions Given 15 Days to Reach Peace Accord

November 7, 2014 10:12 PM

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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar were given 15 days to reach an accord on ending violence in the country, after two days of talks brokered by regional leaders.

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development is ready to impose sanctions or “directly intervene” in South Sudan if no agreement is achieved, the East African group, known as IGAD, said in a statement late yesterday after the meetings in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. Talks focused on sharing po...

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