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Sudan agrees to halt hostilities with S. Sudan

05-04-2012 10:52 BJT

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The Sudanese government has agreed to halt hostilities with South Sudan. The announcement comes a day after a resolution issued by the UN Security Council, calling on both side to do so.

Sudan also says it maintains the right to self-defense. It says South Sudan is still continuing aggression against Sudanese territories.

FILE: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir welcomes his South Sudanese
counterpart Salva Kiir during his arrival at Khartoum Airport October 8,
2011 for his first visit since southern secession to discuss key unresolved
issues, including Abyei and oil, that have undermined north-south relations.
REUTERS/ Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah



Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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