UN Security Council says will 'act immediately' if South Sudan leader doesn't sign peace deal

August 25, 2015 5:42 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council says it is ready to "act immediately" if South Sudan's president doesn't sign a peace deal Wednesday.

President Salva Kiir shocked observers and rebels last week by refusing to sign after rebel leader Riek Machar did. Kiir said he needed more time to consider, but the United States called that "outrageous" and drafted a council resolution that would impose an arms embargo and targeted sanctions if h...

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