admin | February 1, 2016
The UN Secretary-General is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government.
Ban Ki-moon said that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” for a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and South Sudanese rebels.
The two sides are refusing to negotiate after President Salva Kiir issued a Christmas Eve decree dissolving the nation’s 10 states and creating 28 new ones.
To read the full article, go to: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/un-urges-au-to-address-south-sudan-situation/2016/01/25/b6f7ae18-c38f-11e5-b933-31c93021392a_story.html
Photo: Displaced people walk at the United Nations base in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Credit: AP