Sudan Govt, Main Rebel Groups Sign Peace Deal

A peace agreement between the transitional Sudanese government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front rebel alliance has been signed in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, witnessed by a strong local, regional, and international presence. The formal signing follows an initial agreement made on August 31, following a year of negotiations. On his arrival in Juba, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok told reporters that the comprehensive peace agreement would "open a new page that ends wars and puts an end to the suffering of our people in displacement camps".

The 13 rebel factions prepare for the signing of the Sudan Peace Agreement in Juba, South Sudan, on October 3, 2020.

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