UN chief calls for 'necessary compromises' from South Sudanese parties

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN chief calls for 'necessary compromises' from South Sudanese parties 

UNITED NATIONS, March 4 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly urged South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar to "make the necessary compromises" for a comprehensive settlement of the conflict in the world's youngest country.

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Ban Ki-moon calls for renewed peace efforts in South Sudan

December 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Ban Ki-moon calls for renewed peace efforts in South Sudan 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 15 — A year after conflict broke out in South Sudan, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed disappointment with the lack of a peace deal.

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International community's patience is "wearing thin" with warring parties in South Sudan: UN envoy

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on International community's patience is "wearing thin" with warring parties in South Sudan: UN envoy 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 12 — Leaders on both sides of the conflict in South Sudan must inject "a new sense of urgency" into the peace process in order to reach a comprehensive peace agreement as soon as possible as the international community's patience is "wearing thin," a senior UN official said on Thursday.

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