Al Jazeera: South Sudan's warring factions declare ceasefire
The leaders of South Sudan's warring factions call for a ceasefire after days of fighting kill hundreds.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has declared a "unilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities", and ordered government troops to "disengage" from fighting rival forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar, following days of violence that left hundreds dead.
The order, which was announced on Monday by presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny, was reciprocated by Machar, who ordered his troops to stop fighting as of 1700 GMT.
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