Border dispute deadline looms for Sudan and South Sudan

Map of Sudan and South Sudan
Map of Sudan and South Sudan

Conflict between warring neighbours Sudan and South Sudan could end if a deadline on a new agreement is met. The United Nations Security Council has imposed a September 22 date to resolve border differences and end the conflict which has seen 650,000 people made homeless since South Sudan became the world’s newest nation in 2011.

ANOTHER United Nations deadline to resolve the warring issues between Sudan and its neighbour South Sudan expires on September 22, 2012.

A border security agreement seems the only way to avoid full-scale war between the two capitals in Khartoum and Juba. Tensions remain high despite an oil deal between the two countries and b...

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