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Kerry urges end to South Sudan fighting in meeting with senior official

By Reuters | Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:16 AM
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WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a senior South Sudan official on Thursday that the Juba government needed to end the fighting in the African country, as the State Department brandished the threat of sanctions.

In a meeting with South Sudan's minister of the office of president, Awan Riak, Kerry said: "We will not stand by while the hopes of a nation are held hostage ...

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