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Did Enough Lawmakers Vote to Pass South Sudan National Security Bill?

The speaker of South Sudan's National Assembly said Thursday enough lawmakers were present in parliament  to constitute a quorum and make the passage of the controversial national security bill legally binding. But one of the lawmakers who walked out of the Assembly before the vote on Wednesday, to protest some of the bill’s provisions, said that is not the case. Assembly speaker Manasse Magok Rundial said a majority of the chamber’s 323 lawmakers were present at the start of...

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