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Central African Republic embraces peace deal

Ceasefire pact allows president to finish term in 2016 while opposition leader will become prime minister.
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2013 11:44

The government of the Central African Republic has signed a ceasefire deal with rebel fighters after days of negotiations.

Under the deal, President Francois Bozize will finish his term in 2016, and an opposition leader will become prime minister.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the Central African Republic's capital Bangui.

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