South Sudan's Machar Will Not Attend Peace Talks

The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development have confirmed that rebel leader, Riek Machar, will not be attending the upcoming high-level peace meeting but will have a representative.

President Salva Kiir (R) and Riek Machar (L).

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