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UN Chief Urges Quick Formation of South Sudan Gov't

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke with South Sudan's president and the top rebel leader Monday, urging them to quickly establish their transitional government, seen as a vital step to ending the country's civil war. The telephone calls came as rebel leader Riek Machar prepared to return to the capital, Juba, to be sworn in as first vice president and set up the government with President Salva Kiir. The United Nations says Ban commended Kiir for his decision to welcome...

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