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South Sudan rebel leader Machar to attend meeting with Kiir

South Sudan's Rebel leader Riek Machar attends the 32nd Extra-Ordinary Summit of IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar will travel to Khartoum on Sunday to attend another meeting with his rival, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, his spokesman said.

“Riek Machar will be going to Khartoum ... to attend a face to face meeting with Salva Kiir,” Mananwa Peter Gatluok told Reuters by phone from Addis Ababa.

Reporting by Denis Dumo; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Alison Williams

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