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IGAD calls on the leaders of South Sudan to forge a unity government within 45 days

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Aug 25th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (DIPLOMAT)- East Africa’s regional IGAD bloc, which mediated the talks between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy Riek Machar, called on the leaders to forge a unity government within 45 days.

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Thousands of people have been killed and more than 1.8 million have fled civil war sparked by a power struggle between Kiir and Machar, who met on Monday for the first time in more than two months.

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An IGAD communique welcomed the “signature by the warring parties” to the deal, “which obliges the parties to bring the conflict to an end”.

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Three previous ceasefire commitments have been broken within hours.

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Click here to read the communique

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