Deng Alor (L), former South Sudanese minister and head of a five-member delegation of former detainees, arrives in Juba from Nairobi in a fresh bid to end 17 months of civil war in South Sudan on June 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CHARLES LOMODONG
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South Sudan's rebels Friday denied a report alleging they were getting weapons delivered by air from Khartoum, claiming it was government troops who were using arms bought from Sudan.According to a report released earlier this week by the London-based small arms research organisation, Conflict Armament Research, its researchers documented a cache of weapons and ammunition captured from the rebels in Jonglei State in November.Khartoum has repeatedly denied that it is involved in the civil war in South Sudan, which has pitted President Kiir against his arch rival and former deputy Riek Machar since December 2013 .
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