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Sudan Threatens to Close Border with South Sudan Again

Sudan is threatening to close its border with South Sudan and deport more than 300,000 South Sudanese students on grounds that the South is supporting rebels fighting the government of President Omar al-Bashir.  

Ibrahim Mohamud Hamid, a senior assistant to Bashir, aired the accusation and warnings on Thursday.

South Sudan’s Foreign Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin denied his government is supporting rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army, or SPLA North, who are fighting the Sudanese government in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

Source: www.voanews.com

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