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South Sudan Turns Down Proposal to Take More UN Troops

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UN as protectorate? South Sudan government has rejected a new US proposal to send 4,000 additional troops to the country, claiming it undermines sovereignty and will lead to UN colonization.

By Reuters / AP,

South Sudan said on Wednesday it opposed a proposal to station extra foreign troops in the country under U.N. command, something the United States, Western nations and regional countries want in order to prevent a slide back into civil war.

The government said last week it would allow a deployment of African troops to Juba, after fighting between President Salva Kiir’s forces and fighters loyal to his rival, former vice president Riek Machar, killed dozens of people and drove tens of thousands from the capital last month. Continue reading South Sudan Turns Down Proposal to Take More UN Troops