S. Sudan VP, senior US officials discuss peace agreement

September 28, 2015 (NEW YORK) – South Sudan’s vice president, James Wani Igga held a “fruitful” meeting with United States officials Sunday in New York, his spokesperson said.
Discussions, according to David Mayen, mainly focused on South Sudan’s recent peace deal signed between the armed opposition, government and the other political entities.
The vice president, Mayen said, held talks with US special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth and Thomas Shannon, Counselor at the US (…)


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S. Sudan against deployment of peacekeepers without Juba’s approval

September 28, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan does not support the move to increase the numbers of United Nations troops in the young nation, the foreign affairs spokesperson said, a day after Britain hinted on deploying 370 soldiers to the war-torn country.
Mawien Makol Arik, the South Sudanese foreign affairs ministry official, said government should fully be involved in negotiations for the deployment of extra peacekeepers in the country.
“We are not for the increment of the troops of the UN (…)


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South Sudan’s armed opposition says threats of sanctions not bad

September 28, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan’s armed opposition faction led by the first vice president designate, Riek Machar, said threats of sanctions by the international community on South Sudan is a “deterrent” to potential peace violators.
“We are not against the proposed UN sanctions on South Sudan, particularly an arms embargo and other measures which would target individual peace spoilers,” James Gatdet Dak, press secretary for the opposition leader, Machar, told Sudan Tribune on (…)


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