South Sudan President urged not to "betray" hopes for peace

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South Sudanese refugees wait to be registered at a crossing into Ethiopia earlier in 2015. Photo: UNHCR/R. Riek

South Sudan's President has been urged by the UN Secretary-General not to "betray and disappoint" international hopes for peace in his country.

Political infighting in the world's youngest country has led to the deaths of thousands of people over the past two years.

The recent signing of a peace agreement has renewed hopes for the future.

Dianne Penn reports on a meeting this Tuesday at UN Headquarters in New York aimed at putting South Sudan back on the path to peace and development.

Duration: 3’33″

 

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