South Sudan President to negotiate peace in Addis Ababa

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his opponent Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on June 20 to  negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, Ethiopia’s foreign ministry said.

“The meeting on South Sudan tomorrow will be held under the auspices of (Ethiopian) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed with the aim of bridging gaps between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar,” the ministry statement said.

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