Renamo rebels say ceasefire signed with Mozambique government

Fighters of former Mozambican rebel movement Renamo receive military training on November 8, 2012 in Gorongosa's mountains, MozambiqueMozambique’s government and former rebel movement Renamo have signed a ceasefire ending two years of armed conflict, Renamo said on Sunday. Chief negotiators from the government and Renamo signed the declaration late Sunday night in the capital Maputo ending a nearly year-long negotiation process. “A ceasefire has been signed,” Renamo’s chief negotiator at the peace talks with the government, Saimon Macuiane, told AFP adding that the “definitive agreement” was effective as of 10:00 pm (2000 GMT) Sunday.

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