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Biography for Salva Kiir

First Name: Salva
Last Name: Kiir
Title: Vice President
Organization: Government of Sudan
Country: Sudan
CV: 2 August 2005:Nominated John Garang's successor as Vice President following Garang's sudden deathInvolved in the early stages of negotiating the peace deal - which ended 21 years of civil warPreviously deputy leader of the SPLM to John Garang1983: Became founder member of SPLM1972: Joined the sudanese army, after peace deal with President Jaafar Numeiri1960s: First joined southern Sudan rebels
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