South Sudan Government Agrees To End Hostilities

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December 27, 2013 AT 6:08 AM
At the end of a crisis summit, regional leaders said that South Sudan's government agreed to end hostilities, raising hopes for a potential breakthrough in efforts to cease violence that has displaced more than 120,000 people in the world's newest country. East African leaders meeting in Kenya under a bloc called IGAD said in the statement that they "welcomed the commitment by (South Sudan's government) to an immediate cessation of hostilities.