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Vol 48 No 23

Published 16th November 2007


Sudan

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With the Sudan People's Liberation Movement still suspending its participation in the Government of National Unity in Khartoum, the semi-autonomous Government of Southern Sudan is increasingly acting like the sovereign state it aspires to be. GOSS President (and national Vice-President) Salva Kiir Mayardit's recent visit to Washington caused protests from the ruling National Congress (aka National Islamic Front), which complains that his meeting with President George Bush was arranged by the new South Sudan coordinating office in Washington rather than the Sudan Embassy.

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