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South Sudan crisis talks begin in Ethiopia

4 January 2014 Last updated at 02:19 GMT

Initial meetings to agree a ceasefire in South Sudan have begun in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Government and rebel negotiators have been speaking to mediators and are due to meet face-to-face on Saturday.

Alastair Leithead reports from the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

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