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Khartoum confirms partial ceasefire

Sudan has extended a partial ceasefire for three months in Bahr al-Ghazal and western Upper Nile, Reuters reported. But, according to Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail, “I hope this will be the last partial ceasefire.” He accused the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) of misusing previous truces to buildup its military forces.

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