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Riek Machar Discusses His Return to South Sudan's Capital

As the international community waits for the South Sudanese opposition leader to finally fly to Juba, VICE News traveled to his rural base in Pagak, South Sudan, to find out what will happen next.

by VICE News
Apr 22 2016, 12:10am

South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar is expected to return to Juba to form a unity government led by president Salva Kiir, a crucial step toward ending a violent civil war.

However his return has been delayed due to disagreement with the government over the number of troops he can bring and the weapons they carry, under the terms of a peace agreement.

VICE News traveled to Machar's rural base in Pagak, South Sudan, to find out what will happen next.

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