Rebels say deployment of regional troops to S. Sudan "ill advised"

By Reuters | Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:05 PM

By Aaron Maasho

ADDIS ABABA, March 15 (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebels on Saturday criticised plans by east Africa's regional bloc to deploy troops to South Sudan, questioning its neutrality.

Neighbouring states fear that unrest in the world's newest country could spill beyond its borders and destabilise a volatile region that has in recent years enjoyed strong economic growth.

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