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Phuket Gazette World News: South Sudan government and rebels sign ceasefire

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South Sudan government and rebels sign ceasefire deal
Reuters / Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: South Sudan’s government and rebel troops loyal to sacked Vice President Riek Machar signed a deal on Thursday to end fighting that has lasted more than a month and killed thousands.

The leader of President Salva Kiir’s delegation to talks that have lasted weeks, Nhial Deng Nhial, and the leader of Machar’s delegation, Taban Deng Gai, signed the pact in the Ethiopian capital, a Reuters reporter who was present said.

— Phuket Gazette Editors

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