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JUBA: Calm as Kiir Calls Opposition Military Generals for Meeting

SPLA tank destroyed in last week's fighting

There was complete serenity across Juba after South army and opposition forces agreed to a ceasefire, price http://centruldedic.ro/wp-includes/rewrite.php Chimp Corps report.

The death toll in the weekend of fighting stands at over 270.

The clashes in the South Capital have since threatened to drag the youngest nation in the world back into a full-scale civil war.

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South Sudan Defence officials told this website on Monday morning that government troops were in complete control of Juba and the entire country.

It is understood that SPLM-IO leadership, http://davepallone.com/wp-includes/functions.php led by Internal Affairs Minister Lt Gen Alfred Lado Gore and his Mining counterpart, Lt Gen Taban Deng Gai will meet President Kiir at the presidential palace commonly known as JI with the view of maintaining stability to facilitate continuity of government business.

Gen Deng Gai yesterday told a media conference in Juba that Kiir remains president of South Sudan, calling upon generals to stop fighting.

Highly placed security sources said Dr Machar was yesterday evening and the better part of the night speaking to Kiir on the telephone.

“The two principals agreed to restrain their commanders to stop the unnecessary clashes,” said an intelligence source in Juba.

Our reporters say Juba remains tense with traders fearing to open shops. Military forces can be seen patrolling the streets.

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