Mixed reactions to South Sudan government agreeing to regional force

A military observer from Namibia serving with the international peacekeeping operation is seen during a patrol in the region of Abyei, central Sudan, in this handout picture released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) May 30, 2011.

The planned deployment of a regional protection force to South Sudan has been met with mixed reactions.

While people sheltering in UN compounds support the extra troops, other residents in Juba are against the move. Government accepted the regional deployment at the weekend during a visit by a United Nations Security Council delegation.

CCTV’s Patrick Oyet has more.