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South Sudan accuses Ethiopia of allowing rebels use territory to launch attack

ESAT News (May 14, 2018) The government of South Sudan today accused neighboring Ethiopia of allowing rebels use its territory as a “launching pad.” The report by Nyamilepedia quoted Col. Dickson Gatluak Joak, the military spokesman of the forces loyal to the country’s first vice president Taban Deng Gai, as saying that the rebels are using Ethiopian territory as a ...

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Ethiopia, Machar oppose Juba’s request for peace talks venue change

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 22, 2018) Ethiopia and a faction of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement led by Riek Machar opposed the proposal by the South Sudanese government earlier this week that the venue for upcoming peace talks should be moved outside Ethiopia citing ongoing political crisis in the country. Both Ethiopia and Juba also called “fake news” ...

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Riek Machar met Ethiopia, Sudan Foreign Ministers

ESAT News (October 6, 2017) The leader of SPLM-IO, Riek Machar met with Ethiopian and Sudanese foreign ministers in South Africa and discussed peace in South Sudan. Sudan Tribune, quoting a statement from the Sudanese foreign ministry, Workneh Gebeyehu of Ethiopia and his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour met with Riek Machar as part of the High- Level Revitalization Forum of ...

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