South Sudan announces unilateral truce

South Sudan announces unilateral truce

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President Salva Kirr of South Sudan has Monday a unilateral ceasefire was declared. It is also promised to be political prisoners.

Of the side of the rebels is, however, no hearing. Therefore, it is unclear whether the appointment will continue.

A civil war means South Sudan since 2013 in the handle. The country has more than sixty tribes or groups of people. The two largest, the Dinka and the Nuer, are in a bloody battle hit.

The conflict has the largest influxes of refugees in Africa caused since the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. There is a great famine in the land.

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‘Government of South Sudan complicit in famine”


The truce is starting on Tuesday of force, said Kiir during a speech in the capital Juba.

“The president has more of a ceasefire initiated and the first political prisoner has yet to be released,” says Sudan expert Alan Boswell against Reuters news agency.

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