But key disputes between them remain unresolved.
External actors should push the adversaries to make progress on these matters before entering any power-sharing arrangement – lest war erupt once more.
South Sudan could slide back into war.
With a 12 November deadline for the formation of a unity government looming, President Salva Kiir is hinting at assembling one without his chief rival Riek Machar.
Even if he includes Machar, contentious issues such as security arrangements and state boundaries remain unresolved.
Why does it…