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South Sudan President Salva Kiir in famine warning

Duration: 01:46

The President of South Sudan has told the BBC his country faces one of its worst famines unless the current conflict is ended.

Speaking to the BBC's Stephen Sackur on Hard Talk, Salva Kiir said it was essential that humanitarian agencies were allowed to work unchecked.

And he appealed to his rival, the rebel leader Riek Machar, to do all he could to end the fighting.

Available since: Mon 19 May 2014

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HARDtalk Salva Kiir

Stephen Sackur talks to President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir.

First broadcast: 19 May 2014

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