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David Shearer

UN: South Sudan deal offers hope, but trust ‘still lacking’ between parties

The landmark peace agreement between the South Sudanese Government and main political opposition offers hope, but trust is ‘still lacking’ between the parties, David Shearer, the UN envoy for the country has said.

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Yaya Toure

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