South Sudan security deal: A summary

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South Sudan’s warring parties on Friday agreed on a security deal that will hopefully end the violence.

The agreement reached in Khartoum seeks to buttress the declaration reached in the Sudan capital on June 27 where President Salva Kiir, his nemesis Riek Machar and other parties signed on a plan for a permanent ceasefire.

Here is a summary of the key issues:

Who are the signatories to this Security Arrangement?

These are virtually the same parties that had signed on the Khartoum Declaration on June 27.

They are the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) under Salva Kiir, Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) under Riek Machar and a collection of opposition rebel groups known as the South Sudan Opposition Alliance…

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