Kenya says withdrawing its troops from a U.N. mission in South Sudan

U.N. peacekeepers stand guard at a demonstration by people in Jebel, near South Sudan's capital Juba, September 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jok Solomun
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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Kenya said on Wednesday it would withdraw its troops from the U.N. peace keeping mission in South Sudan after it sacked a Kenyan who led the force and was accused of not responding to an attack on a hotel in the South Sudanese capital Juba in July.

A statement issued by the foreign affairs ministry, said continued deployment of its troops in “South Sudan is no longer tenable and is inimical to their safety and well-being”.

(Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; Editing by Louise Ireland


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