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The head of Sudan's sovereign council, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, seated center-left, President of South Sudan Salva Kiir, seated center, and President of Chad Idriss Deby, seated center-right, attend a ceremony to sign a peace deal between Sudan's transitional authorities and a rebel alliance, in Juba, South Sudan, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Sudan's transitional authorities and a rebel alliance on Saturday signed the peace deal initialed in August that aims to put an end to the country's decades-long civil wars, in a televised ceremony in Juba, South Sudan marking the agreement. (AP Photo/Maura Ajak)

Rebel leaders who inked deal with government return to Sudan

Nov. 15, 2020 11:00 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s rebel leaders returned to the capital, Khartoum on Sunday, signaling the first major steps toward implementing a peace agreement with the government that aims to end the country’s decades-long civil war. Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, head of Sudan's ruling sovereign council,...