Peace deal before Monday’s deadline unlikely in South Sudan

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In this photo taken on Saturday, July 25, 2015, People waiting for food distribution in Dablual. Soldiers believed to be South Sudanese government troops and allied militia stole relief food and killed seven people in an attack in a rebel-held part of Unity state, a local official said Thursday. The attack happened Monday in the village of Dablual. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)

Chances of a peace deal for South Sudan are looking remote. Although President Salva Kiir Mayardit has finally agreed to attend the peace talks, his staff have condemned the efforts of regional mediators.
They’ve also warned they won’t meet Monday’s deadline.

CCTV’s Girum Chala filed this report.

Peace deal before Monday\'s deadline unlikely in South Sudan

Chances of a peace deal for South Sudan are looking remote. Although President Salva Kiir Mayardit has finally agreed to attend the peace talks, his staff have condemned the efforts of regional mediators. They've also warned they won't meet Monday's deadline.