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Sudan armed groups still deploy child soldiers: UN

The United Nations revealed that some armed groups fighting in Sudan still deploy child soldiers.

(AFP) - The United Nations said Wednesday that some armed groups fighting in Sudan still deploy child soldiers, but acknowledged Khartoum's efforts to prevent child recruitment into its forces.

Olof Skoog, chairman of the UN Security Council's working group on children and armed conflict, said armed groups including rebel factions were not implementing international regulations on children in conflict.

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