Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir adrerss the military ...
Aug 23rd, 2011
(Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir adrerss the military during his first visit to Kadogli capital of South Kordofan State August 23, 2011, since fighting broke out between Sudan's army and armed groups in early June. Al-Bashir announced on Tuesday a two-week unilateral cease-fire in the country's main oil-producing state of Southern Kordofan, after weeks of fighting between government troops and rebels. Southern Kordofan holds most of Sudan's remaining known oil reserves, after the country's south seceded last month, taking its oilfields with it. REUTERS/ Stringer (SUDAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) -
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