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Signing Ceremony of the Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement


Nyayo National Stadium
Nairobi, Kenya
January 9, 2005

Secretary Powell signs the Sudan Peace agreement as a witness, as Sudan's Vice President, Ali Osman Taha, left, and Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, right, wait, at Nyayo Stadium Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005. Sudan's vice president and the country's main rebel leader signed a comprehensive peace agreement to end Africa's longest-running conflict Sunday, concluding an eight-year process to stop a civil war that has cost more than 2 million lives since 1983.  AP/Wide World Photo [Remarks]

Secretary Powell signs the Sudan Peace agreement as a witness, as Sudan's Vice President, Ali Osman Taha, left, and Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, right, wait, at Nyayo Stadium Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005.


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