South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar
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South Sudan rebels wary of truce deal with government

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the government.

He was speaking after the government said it had agreed to an immediate end to fighting, in a declaration welcomed by east-African leaders in Nairobi.

At least 1,000 people have died in ethnic violence in less than two weeks.

Peter Biles reports.

  • 28 Dec 2013
  • From the section Africa
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