South Sudan pres, ex-rebel leader to delay formation of unity govt

South Sudan’s president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay the formation of a unity government for…

South Sudan’s president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay the formation of a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, according to a statement from Uganda’s presidency. The statement was released after President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar met in Uganda in a last-ditch effort to resolve outstanding disputes preventing the formation of a coalition government by the deadline.

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