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With some of IGAD states party to the South Sudan conflict, summit’s decision on troops deployment raises genuine concerns

17 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

By mid-April, it is expected that Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda would deploy troops to South Sudan, in line with the March 13, 2014 IGAD summit decision.
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S. Sudan’s Kiir cancels IGAD crisis summit on Ethiopia voicing concern over Uganda’s military intervention

22 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The South Sudanese government announced today the cancellation of a regional meeting that was scheduled for Thursday in Juba citing the upcoming African Union (AU) summit later this month.
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IGAD crisis summit on South Sudan called for Thursday

20 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The Sudan Tribune reported an hour ago that the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) leaders including president Omer al-Bashir will meet in the South Sudan’s capital Juba on Thursday to discuss the ongoing crisis in the new nation and to encourage a negotiated settlement.
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