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Security Council Approves New Peacekeeping Force to South Sudan

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The UN Security Council has approved the deployment of an additional 4,000-strong peacekeeping force to South Sudan despite President Kiir’s objection.

By Al Jazeera,

The UN Security Council has approved the deployment of an additional 4,000-strong peacekeeping force in South Sudan, after recent fighting threatened to send the country back to all-out civil war.

In response to the vote on Friday, a spokesman for President Salva Kiir said the government would not accept the UN’s decision and would not cooperate with it. Continue reading Security Council Approves New Peacekeeping Force to South Sudan

Kiir and Machar Rejects ‘Third Party’ Troops in South Sudan

By Al Jazeera,

South Sudan marked the fifth year of its creation with violence and death, teetering on the edge of collapse and humanitarian disaster. This latest bout killed hundreds, displaced thousands and has put into question the fate of the government and the role of the United Nations there. Continue reading Kiir and Machar Rejects ‘Third Party’ Troops in South Sudan