South Sudan rebels reject peace deal reinstating Machar | Top News


JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar attends the signing of a peace agreement with the South Sudan government aimed to end a war in which tens of thousands of people have been killed, in Khartoum, Sudan June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

Machar was President Salva Kiir’s deputy until 2013, when a political disagreement between them degenerated into a war that…



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