Friday, April 29, 2011

North Sudan Threatens South Sudan Over Abyei

Sudan: Bashir Threatens South Over Abyei -- BBC

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has threatened not to recognise the new state of South Sudan if it tries to claim the disputed Abyei region.

South Sudan will become independent in July after deciding in a referendum to split from the north.

Oil-producing Abyei should also have had a vote in January on whether to join north or south, but it was delayed by a dispute over who should vote.

An estimated 1.5 million people died in the two-decade north-south civil war.

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More News On The Growing Conflict Between North And South Sudan

No recognition for south Sudan if it claims Abyei: Bashir -- AFP
Sudan May Not Recognize Southern Sudan If It Claims Disputed Abyei Region -- Bloomberg
Sudan's Bashir says disputed Abyei belongs to north -- Reuters
Abyei dispute threatens Sudan's peace deal -- UPI
Sudan President Al-Bashir threatens to wage war in South Kordofan, says Abyei will “remain northern” -- Sudan Tribune
Sudan leader remarks 'inflame' Abyei tensions: US -- AFP
US Criticizes Sudan’s Bashir Over Abyei Comments -- Voice of America
U.S. slams Abyei comments from Sudan's Bashir -- Reuters
U.S. angered by Sudan's comments on peace -- UPI

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