Sudan’s official news agency says South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached an agreement on security arrangements as talks continue on a peace deal to end a five-year civil war.
Yesterday, SUNA news agency report quoted Sudanese army spokesman Ahmed Khalifa al-Shami as saying President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar reached “consensus” during the talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
Al-Shami said the draft agreement would be signed in the presence of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir but the timing has yet to be announced.
President Kiir and Riek last month agreed on a cease-fire that began Saturday but was violated within hours. The warring sides have yet to agree on how to share power. Further talks are expected in Kenya.
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