South Sudan's Kiir and Machar arrive in Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, 9 May 2014 (WIC) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have arrived in Addis Ababa for peace talks.
Machar arrived on Thursday, while President Kiir landed today.

Discussions are expected to centre on ending the fighting and power sharing.

This is first face-to-face meeting between both men since mass violence began in December.

South Sudan ministers have said the government's priority is to stop the violence and discuss a "transitional process".

South Sudan gained independence in 2011, breaking way from Sudan after decades of conflict between rebels and the Khartoum government.


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