Short of calling killings genocide, Kerry laments S. Sudan brutality; urges peacekeeping

  • by: LARA JAKES , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 5:55 PM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Stopping short of describing deadly fighting in South Sudan as genocide, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday blasted the new nation's ethnic and political leaders as creating the same kind of violence their people sought to escape when they voted three years ago to break away from Sudan.

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