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    South Sudan Rebels Withdraw Threat To Boycott Peace Talks

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    South Sudanese rebels withdrew on Tuesday a threat to boycott peace talks with the government, saying mediators had promised to address their list of demands. The rebels said on Monday evening that they wanted four remaining political prisoners held by the government to be released. They also demanded that the Ugandan army, which has been backing President Salva Kiir, to withdraw from South Sudan.