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South Sudan rejects Troika involvement in peace talks

1 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

South Sudan has opposed the direct involvement of United Nations Security Council and the Troika countries (US, UK and Norway) in the next round of peace talks.
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S.Sudan wants any future peace talks moved to Kenya, reports Daily Nation

12 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

South Sudan is resurrecting its demand for any future peace talks to be transferred to Kenya from Ethiopia after mediators failed to convince warring parties to reach a deal last week.
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Arusha agt aiming at reconciliation in S. Sudan gains texture; SPLM rebels hail Kiir’s order rescinding expulsion of party members

26 Feb

Editor’s Note:

    We reiterate our longstanding conclusion that South Sudanese people could not have suffered death and destruction as much, if peace and reconciliation was not left to the TPLF and IGAD – two sides of a coin (See our: Arusha deal raises hope for South Sudan: Year of bloodshed/division came because of TPLF divisiveness; A new insight, lacking in Ethiopia, may save conflict-ridden S. Sudan)

 
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New South Sudan agreement; Machar says more needed for vice-presidency to make it ‘power sharing’

2 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed another ceasefire agreement on Monday, edging them closer to a final deal to end a 15-month conflict that has ravaged the world’s newest country, mediators said.
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Obama Administration reportedly divided over arms embargo on S. Sudan warring parties

26 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Equatoria Sun

JANUARY 26, 2015: An internal Obama administration squabble stalls U.N. efforts to ban weapons shipments to South Sudan. Foreign allies and even some top U.S. officials have for months sought to slap an arms embargo on South Sudan Waring parties.
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S.Sudan TROIKA concerned with lack of progress in peace talks: Article’s timing interesting – Ed

26 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Oslo Times

Credit: The Oslo Times

Jan 26,Oslo: The members of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) are gravely concerned with the continued lack of progress in the South Sudan peace negotiations.
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A new insight, lacking in Ethiopia, may save conflict-ridden S. Sudan

25 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

There are signs that some IGAD member states may not be happy about peace falling on South Sudan. One of the suspects implicated in this is said to be TPLF’s Ethiopia, instigated by the economic and security interests of the regime in that country. For a while now, its agents have been accused of encouraging one side or the other, lately including allegations of secretly nodding to some Juba military leaders to get rid of Salva Kiir.
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South Sudan peace deal offers glimmer of hope

24 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Martin Plaut

There is the first flicker of hope that peace may be restored to South Sudan: it began with an acceptance of responsibility. Three factions of the South Sudanese ruling party, meeting in the Tanzanian city of Arusha, on Monday accepted that they are jointly responsible for the war that has devastated their new nation over the past 10 months.
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