US demands end to violence, South Sudan

US demands end to violence, South Sudan

World July 11, 2016 06:45

- The United States on Sunday (local time) demanded that the fighting be stopped immediately between rival groups in South Sudan. The US decided to bring back some of the embassy staff from capital Juba.

Juba recently broke again battles between army units who support President Salva Kiir and forces his old rival Riek Machar. Even UN complexes were hit in the city during firefights.

The wave of violence are certainly 272 people were killed, said a source in the South Soedanse Ministry of Health. According to the Japanese UN Ambassador Koro Bessho among others killed a Chinese UN military. Also several peacekeepers were injured.
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took the peacekeepers additional security in the country according to a confidential memo to the UN Security Council. Thus both patrolled inside and outside the UN complex. The measures serve to protect displaced civilians and UN personnel better.

About three thousand civilians have sought refuge under the note on a UN location. Another eight hundred people sought protection in another complex of the United Nations.

US UN Ambassador Samantha Power said to fear that the South Sudanese leaders have their fighters insufficient in hand. UN chief Ban Ki-moon called Kiir and Machar to control the security situation in the city under control and to withdraw their troops.

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