August 7, 2016

South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force

South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force

South Sudan has agreed to accept troops to stabalize Juba, according to reports Friday night.

The decision came after an IGAD Council of Ministers meeting in Ethiopia where the issue was discussed.

“The government of South Sudan has accepted (the deployment of troops) with no condition,”said Mahboub Maalim, the secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), according to the Reuters news agency.

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