venerdì 24 settembre 2021

Sud Sudan
Peace deal is in danger of collapsing - Machar's camp

(Radio Tamazuj) South Sudan’s three-year-old peace deal is doomed to collapse unless the parties can settle disputes and create a unified army, the main opposition faction said on Wednesday. The accord signed in September 2018 calls for the reunification of all fighters involved in the civil conflict, but the process has been marred by delays. The peace deal signed in August 2015 collapsed following renewed violence in the capital, Juba, in July 2016. Under the latest peace deal, opposition leader Riek Machar, along with four others, was once again reinstated as President Salva Kiir's deputy. A unity government that would prepare the country for elections was formed in early 2020. But even now, critical aspects of the peace deal such as security arrangements, transitional justice, and institutional reforms are behind schedule or completely frozen. (...)