Rebel chief Riek Machar says he will form a government with President Salva Kiir after years of fighting.
Salva Kiir cuts number of states from 32 to 10, says he expects the opposition to also ‘be prepared’ to compromise.
Rare talks between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba amid growing pressure to save peace deal.
Roll-out of last year’s peace pact that called for a unity government will happen on November 12, leaders say.
Meeting in South Sudan capital raises expectations for the implementation of stalled peace agreement.
Opposition leader Machar will not return to Juba without security arrangements, according to an official from his party.
Ex-vice president Riek Machar returned for the first time since 2016 to take part in a peace ceremony.
Machar fled South Sudan’s capital two years ago under a hail of gunfire when an earlier peace deal collapsed.
Agreement reinstates rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, formally ending five years of bloody civil war.
Court hands sentences ranging from seven years to life for raping aid workers and killing a local journalist.
But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.
Government forces and rival rebels in South Sudan have signed another power-sharing deal.
Government and rebel representatives are expected to sign a new power-sharing agreement in Uganda on Saturday.