• The regional IGAD bloc

    The regional IGAD bloc, mediating the conflict, has threatened sanctions if they fail to abide by the agreement.瑪姬美容

    It follows a rare meeting between President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Previous deals to end the violence have been broken by both sides, compounding the worsening humanitarian crisis.

    Thousands have now died in the conflict that started as a political dispute between Mr Kiir and Mr Machar, his sacked deputy, but escalated into ethnic violence.瑪姬美容

    More than a million people have fled their homes since fighting erupted last December.
    Sanctions threat

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the new agreement on Tuesday, after President Kiir and Mr Machar met on the sidelines of an IGAD summit on Tuesday,

    "If they don't abide to this agreement, IGAD as an organisation will act to implement peace in South Sudan. On that, we have different options including sanctions and [other] punitive actions as well," he said.

    "There has been a growing tendency to continue with the war," he added, criticising both sides for breaking a previous ceasefire agreed on 9 May.

    It is the first time South Sudan's neighbours have issued such a warning, reflecting a growing frustrating with the South Sudanese leaders瑪姬美容,

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