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South Sudan says it will attack rebel-held towns as peace efforts stall

By Reuters | Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:27 PM

* Minister says government troops to attack Bor, Bentiu

* Denies oil flows have been disrupted by clashes

* Western, regional powers fear ethnic violence could spread

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho

JUBA, Dec 23 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government said on Monday it will start a major offensive to retake two strategic towns controlled by rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar,...

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