Disputes About Border Town Continue

All Africa
April 19, 2012

Omar Hassan al-Bashir, president of Sudan, has asked Ethiopia for support to assist with the escalating tensions with South Sudan over the disputed oil-rich border town, Heglig, which was seized by South Sudan’s army. Mustafa Osman Ismail, an adviser to the Sudanese president,noted that the international community must apply pressure to Juba to withdraw “as quickly as possible and without any conditions.”

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