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UN boss urges S. Sudan leaders to compromise for peace | Sudan Tribune

South Sudanese political leaders should make the necessary compromise for peace in order to end the nearly 10-month conflict in the country, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General (SRSG) to the young nation said on Tuesday.

The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ellen Margrethe Loej, speaks to the media during a visit to Western Bahr el Ghazal state on 23 September 2014 (ST)

Ellen Margrethe Loej made the appeal at her first news conference since she was appointed in July to head the UN mission in the county (UNMISS).

“Progress on the peace talks appear to be taking longer that we all hoped and prayed for and which we believe the people of South Sudan deserve,” she said.

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