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South Sudan announces its agreement to a seven-day ceasefire in Sudan

South Sudan announces its agreement to a seven-day ceasefire in Sudan

As of Thursday, the two rivals’ defenders, Al-Burhan and Hemeti, are said to be silent. More than 500 people have been killed since the conflict broke out.

parties to the conflict Sudan The Government of South Sudan agreed to a seven-day ceasefire. In a phone call with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, the Foreign Ministry in Juba said on Tuesday that the Sudanese army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and the commander of the Rapid Support Forces, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, “have agreed in principle to a seven-day ceasefire from April 4 to May 11.” “.

The ministry said the two rivals also agreed to “appoint representatives for peace negotiations in a place of their choosing.” For more than two weeks, units of the army led by military governor Al-Burhan have been fighting the Rapid Support militia led by General Dagalo in the northeastern African country.

Many cease-fires have already been broken

According to official figures, more than 500 people have already been killed in the fighting. According to the United Nations, hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee.

The parties to the conflict have already agreed to several ceasefires that have been repeatedly broken. The recently agreed cease-fire expires on Wednesday.

At the initiative of the Northeast Africa Regional Organization Igad, South Sudanese President Kiir mediated the conflict Sudan and the South Sudan Also includes Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia.

(APA / AFP)

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