South Sudan: Constitutional amendment committee suspended amid deadlock

22 February 2016
Salva Kiir (President) and Riek Machar (former Vice-President)(photo credit:
Salva Kiir (President) and Riek Machar (former Vice-President)(photo credit:
<p>South Sudanese peace partners have agreed to suspend the work of the national constitutional amendment committee until when the transitional government of national unity is formed without constitution, asserting it would use the peace agreement as the basis for running a new government.</p><p>The constitutional amendment committee, according to a statement released for public information with the approval of representatives of the stakeholders, has unanimously decided to suspend its activities after disagreements emerged when the key stakeholders failed to reach a consensus on the outstanding issues in the constitutional amendment process.</p>
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