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Preventing Renewed War in South Sudan

  • Juba/Addis Ababa/Brussels

The honeymoon period is now over for the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, which formally ended the civil war in August 2015.

Its guarantors need to act urgently in the next days to save it and prevent the country from returning to full-scale combat.

The agreement successfully enabled the return of Riek Machar, leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO), to Juba and the subsequent formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity in April.

However, the formerly warring parties are now flouting it and increasingly preparing for…

Source: Preventing Renewed War in South Sudan – International Crisis Group

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