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S Sudan to release two S African men charged over relation with rebel group

Kiir told a peace ceremony in Juba that rebel spokesman James Gatdet and South African ex-colonel and adviser to Machar, William Endley would be freed.


S Sudan to release two S African men charged over relation with rebel group
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South Sudan's president Salva Kiir said on Wednesday an imprisoned South African adviser to rebel leader Riek Machar and a rebel group spokesman would be released on Thursday as part of a peace deal.

Kiir told a peace ceremony in Juba that rebel spokesman James Gatdet and South African ex-colonel and adviser to Machar, William Endley would be freed.

"I'll release him tomorrow and he will be deported to his country," he said.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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