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IGAD to meet as South Sudan peace deal falls behind schedule

The IGAD Council of Ministers will hold a meeting on South Sudan this month as the peace deal falls further behind schedule, a top official said. The revitalized peace agreement signed in September will see the creation of a new unity government after eight months. Mawien Makol Ariik, the official spokesman of South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told Radio Tamazuj on Thursday that the upcoming IGAD council of ministers’ meeting will assess the implementation of the pre-transitional period…

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