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The Peace deal is SIGNED

The deal is now finally signed by all parties but there is cautious optimism among UN as implementation and monitoring of the complex peace deal is going to be incredibly hard. 44 more words

Insight: The South Sudan peace deal

President Salva Kiir and Rebel leader Reik Machar (formerly his deputy) have recently signed the “Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan” 257 more words

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Salva Kiir finally signs peace deal; claims mediation issues

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels after a threat of sanctions from the UN.

He told those gathered for the signing ceremony in the capital, Juba, that he had “reservations” about how the mediation was conducted and some of the clauses in the compromise deal. 242 more words

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African leaders gather in South Sudan peace deal signing

From Channel NewsAsia, Aug 26, 2015

JUBA: Regional African leaders gathered in South Sudan’s capital where President Salva Kiir was expected to sign a peace deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict, after his decision last week to delay inking the pact. 308 more words

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South Sudan President Signs Peace Deal With Rebels

(JUBA, South Sudan) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels, after 20 months since the start of fighting between loyalist forces and rebels led by his former deputy. 102 more words

Fighting Resumes In South Sudan After Peace Deal Remains Unsigned

(KAMPALA, Uganda) — A military spokesman says fighting has resumed between South Sudanese troops and rebels two days after the president declined to sign a peace deal. 93 more words

US to South Sudan: Sign peace deal or face UN sanctions

The US says it is consulting with other countries about imposing UN sanctions on anyone who undermined the peace process in warn-torn South Sudan.

Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, said in a statement on Wednesday that Washington was proposing such sanctions “if an agreement is not signed by the government within 15 days and a ceasefire is not implemented promptly by all parties”. 283 more words