Monday, March 5, 2012

Sudan And South Sudan Try To Defuse War Tensions

Will New Talks Between Sudan And South Sudan End Oil Dispute? -- Christian Science Monitor

In January, South Sudan cut off oil production, accusing its northern neighbor of stealing its oil. Now the African Union is aiming to settle things down.

Here’s how the Sudan peace plan of 2005 was supposed to work: After 22 years of civil war, South Sudan would try to coexist with the Sudanese government in Khartoum, and if that didn’t work out, they could secede and form their own country. The South would pump oil, the North would pipe it out to Western markets for a fee, and everyone would be happy.

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More News On Sudan - South Sudan Talks

Decisive round of oil talks between Sudan & South Sudan on Tuesday -- Sudan Tribune
Sudan, South Sudan Resume Oil Talks -- Wall Street Journal
Sudan vows to continue war in S. Kordofan until the end -- Sudan Tribune
Sudanese rebel calls for no fly zone in conflict areas -- Sudan Tribune
South Sudan says not part of Khartoum crisis, vows to protect its territories -- Sudan Tribune
Sudan’s rebels say they defeated army in Blue Nile State -- Sudan Tribune
South Sudan: Sudan Jets Bomb Oil Wells, Cause Serious Damages -- AllAfrica
Sudan: Khartoum Lodges Complaint to UN On South Sudan's 'Aggression' -- AllAfrica

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