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South Sudan Army Spokesman Says Desertion is 'Normal'

A spokesman for the South Sudan army, the SPLA, dismissed reports that thousands of soldiers have abandoned their posts in Jonglei state, saying the number was much smaller and "desertion is normal" in modern armies. “We don’t know ... the exact number (who have deserted) but that is not a new thing," Colonel Philip Aguer told South Sudan in Focus. "You ask the modern army whether they know desertion. It is something which is normal," Aguer said. Aguer said...

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