South Sudan—Machar In Juba To Jump Start Stalled Peace Accord

Al Jazeera | 09/10/2019

Former rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, for the first time in a year to hold talks with President Salva Kiir on implementing a stalled peace deal, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar). Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for the two-day visit with a delegation of approximately 60 security personnel and staff, reported Agence France-Presse. He currently lives in exile in Khartoum, Sudan. South Sudan plunged into civil war in 2013 after Kiir fired Machar as...

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