South Sudan: Salva Kiir, Riek Machar sign peace deal to share power
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir attended the signing ceremony Sunday in Sudan's capital, Khartoum.
Sudan's state news agency says that South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel opposition leader Riek Machar have signed a peace deal to share power in a transitional government, the latest effort to end a five-year civil war.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir attended the signing ceremony Sunday in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. Several African leaders also witnessed including the presidents of Uganda, Kenya and Djibouti.
A similar arrangement fell apart in July 2016 when fighting erupted in the capital, Juba, and Machar fled the country.
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