President Salva Kiir of South Sudan on BBC Hardtalk

Posted May 28, 2014 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in South Sudan Conflict ~ 4,730 views


On May 22, 2014 — In Juba, Stephen Sackur sat down to talk to the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit. A ceasefire has been agreed between his government and rebel forces led by his former deputy Riek Machar.


The world’s youngest nation, in December 2013 South Sudan became engulfed in a civil conflict which has claimed thousands of lives and prompted fears it could lead to genocide. A fragile ceasefire was agreed between the government of President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, who has led the rebel forces. Above is a copy of the video interview with BBC’s Hard Talk.

Source — BBC News.

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