JANUARY 2, 2010: South Sudan Government Threatens Military Action Against LRA

South Sudan Government Says It Will Resort To Military Force To End LRA Presence

SOURCE: Miraya FM

The Government of Southern Sudan said it will resort to the use of military force in its fight against the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), due to the failure of peaceful means. Minister of Presidential Affairs in the government, Luka Biong, emphasized the need to end the presence of the Ugandan rebels militarily, after peaceful negotiations reached a dead-end. Speaking to Miraya FM, Biong said that LRA activities in the South constitute a major security concern for the government and citizens.

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