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12:00 AM, October 04, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 04, 2020

Sudan, rebels ink landmark peace deal

Sudan's government and rebel groups yesterday inked a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died. 

Ululations and cheers rang out as one by one, representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed the deal, a year after the peace talks began, at a ceremony in the South Sudanese capital Juba.

"Today we have reached a peace agreement. We are happy. We have finished the mission," Tut Gatluak, head of the South Sudanese mediating team said shortly before the signing took place.

 

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