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A handout photo released by UNMISS on December 20, 2013 shows civilians gathering outside the UNMISS compound in Juba, on December 16, 2013. South Sudan's fugitive former vice president denied on December 18 accusations he led a coup bid against his archrival President Salva Kiir after days of fierce fighting that has killed hundreds of people and sent thousands fleeing to UN bases. Three Indian peacekeepers were killed on December 19, 2013 in an attack on a UN base in South Sudan, as fighting between rebels and government forces increased fears the world's youngest state was sliding towards civil war. AFP PHOTO / UNMISSHO/AFP/Getty Images
A handout photo released by UNMISS on December 20, 2013 shows civilians gathering outside the UNMISS compound in Juba, on December 16, 2013. South Sudan's fugitive former vice president denied on December 18 accusations he led a coup bid against his archrival President Salva Kiir after days of fierce fighting that has killed hundreds of people and sent thousands fleeing to UN bases. Three Indian peacekeepers were killed on December 19, 2013 in an attack on a UN base in South Sudan, as fighting between rebels and government forces increased fears the world's youngest state was sliding towards civil war. AFP PHOTO / UNMISSHO/AFP/Getty Images

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power says the priority to ease conflict in South Sudan is political dialogue.