U.N. chief warns South Sudan's warring leaders to put people first

February 3, 2015 8:37 PM

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U.N. chief warns South Sudan's warring leaders to put people first

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned South Sudan's leaders on Tuesday that they must put the interests of their people above their own if lasting peace is to be achieved in the world's newest country.

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed another ceasefire agreement on Monday, edging them closer to a final deal to end a 15-month conflict that has ravaged the oil-producing state, mediators said.

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