S. Sudan warring factions sign ceasefire in Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, 24 Januarys 2014 (WIC) - The government of South Sudan and rebels have signed "cessation of hostilities" accord in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
The deal requires the two warring factions to stop the ongoing fighting. The agreement is expected to take effect in 24 hours.
Taban Deng Gai, head of the rebels' team said he hopes the agreement will create peace in South Sudan.
"These two agreements are the ingredients to create an environment for achieving a total peace in my country", Gai told AFP.
Peace talks will resume on the 7th of February 2014, the South Sudan News Agency has learned.