South Sudan’s armed opposition rejects ‘imposition’ of peace

  • South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, right, is greeted by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, as he arrives at the office of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister for a meeting with South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. South Sudan’s warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — South Sudan’s armed opposition on Thursday rejected any “imposition” of a peace deal and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years.