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South Sudan in peace milestone graduates 1st unified forces

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South Sudan has been slowly implementing a peace deal signed in 2018 to end five years of civil war. President Salva Kiir called on the more than 20,000 new troops and other forces to refrain from political and ethnic divisions. More than 50,000 unified forces are expected to graduate this year.
Published 5 months ago · South Sudan

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South Sudan in peace milestone graduates 1st unified forces

South Sudan has reached a milestone in its recovery from civil war, graduating its first group of unified armed forces from former rival groups

5 months ago·United States
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South Sudan in peace milestone graduates 1st unified forces

South Sudan has reached a milestone in its recovery from civil war, graduating its first group of unified armed forces from former rival groups

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Kiir passes out 21,973 unified forces, some with wooden guns

President Salva Kiir has passed out more than twenty thousand necessary unified forces who successfully completed their basic military training at various centers around Juba in Central Equatoria State.In an order of allegiance read during the graduation ceremony, President Kiir who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the South Sudan Defense Forces (SSPDF), on Tuesday graduated a total of 21,973 unified forces.The passed-out included 3,308 VIP pro…

5 months ago·South Sudan
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