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South Sudan president vows no return to war in independence speech


South Sudan's President Salva Kiir pledges he would not return the country to war, in a speech marking 10 troubled years of independence. The world's newest nation, South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011. Just two years later it was plunged into a devastating civil war that claimed almost 400,000 lives and displaced four million people. SOUNDBITE

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