Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Salva Kiir locked in crisis talks since Thursday

The leaders of Sudan and of its semi-autonomous southern region are having crucial talks in Khartoum.

It is rare for Sudan's most important politicians to meet, but President Omar al-Bashir and Salva Kiir have been locked in crisis talks since Thursday.

The direct head-to-head talks reflect a growing worry in Sudan about the state of the peace process.

The talks are focusing on the remaining issues dividing the sides. Four major areas of disagreement remain between the sides.

Full story by James Copnall, BBC News, Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday, 12 December 2009: Sudanese leaders locked in crisis talks

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