South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) exchanges signed documents with South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar in northern Tanzania's town of Arusha on January 21, 2015, as Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete (C) looks on. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER
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South Sudan's rival forces have made little if any progress at talks on ending the country's civil war, the government has warned, despite intense international pressure for a deal ahead of an August 17 deadline.Mediators say President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar are now due to meet in Ethiopia in a bid to stave of sanction threats before the deadline expires Monday, although delegates appeared gloomy for a deal.On Tuesday, top rebel generals said they had split from Machar, and while the government said they had not received any official confirmation, Makuei warned it could complicate peace efforts.Mediators, backed by U.S. President Barack Obama during his visit to Ethiopia last month, have given Kiir and Machar until Monday to halt the civil war.
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