South Sudan accepts UN plan to send 4,000 additional peacekeepers

South Sudan’s transitional government has accepted the deployment of an additional 4,000 UN peacekeepers following three days of negotiations with diplomats from the United Nations over the security situation in the country. Martin Lomoro, South Sudan’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs, said this on Monday in Juba at a press conference. He briefed on the commitments made by South Sudan’s transitional government during the talks involving President Salva Kiir and UN diplomats who arrived on Friday.