US, Britain and Norway warn South Sudan parties over cease-fire violations - News Summed Up

US, Britain and Norway warn South Sudan parties over cease-fire violations


JUBA: The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan’s conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of mission in the capital Juba said on Tuesday. The United States, Britain and Norway form a group that supported the 2005 accord leading to the independence of South Sudan from Sudan. They have threatened to impose individual or group sanctions for those violating the cease-fire. The cease-fire was meant to be followed by talks on a revised power-sharing arrangement leading to a new date for polls.The war in South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, was triggered by Kiir’s decision in 2013 to sack his deputy, Riek Machar. South Sudan’s presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny told Reuters the Juba government had no link to any missing citizens in Kenya.


Source: Ethiopian News January 02, 2018 18:11 UTC


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