The defected SPLA general, George Athor, said that he has accepted the pardoning that was decreed by the President of the Government of Southern Sudan. In an exclusive interview with Radio Miraya, Athor announced a unilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, affirming that negotiation between him and the Government of Southern Sudan will start soon.
The negotiations will address the areas of conflict between the two parties. Meanwhile, Athor said he will not participate in the upcoming conference of Southern Sudan parties on referendum due to be held in Juba, citing that he did not participate in preparations for this conference.
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