Kerry urges sacked S Sudan VP Machar to negotiate
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 20:45
  
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to sacked South Sudan vice president turned rebel leader Riek Machar on Tuesday and urged him to negotiate with President Salva Kiir, a US official told a news agency.

"He urged him to implement a ceasefire and begin mediated political talks," the official said, after Machar told French radio he was ready to begin talks on halting his country's mounting conflict.

AFP

First Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 20:45


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