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December 16, 2010 (KHARTOUM) –The Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will arrive in Khartoum next Monday for a summit with president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir and his First Vice President Salva Kiir, local media reported.

The mini-summit will tackle the challenges surrounding the South Sudan referendum slated for next January and arrangements should the country end up breaking up into two to ensure that the process runs smoothly.

Tensions are running high between North and South Sudan particularly after the end of the voter registration process. Bashir’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said that the process was marred by violations and irregularities that need to be addressed by the referendum commission.

The Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM) on the other hand accused the North of intimidating Southern voters so that they pick unity in the referendum.

There was no official confirmation of the visit by the Egyptian and Libyan leaders to Khartoum.

Relations between Sudan and Libya reached a low point after Tripoli asked Bashir to cancel his appearance at the Africa-EU summit they hosted last month.

The EU bloc had threatened to walk out if Bashir shows up as he is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and genocide he allegedly orchestrated in Darfur.

Khartoum issued an angry statement afterwards directing explicit criticism at the EU and subtle one at Libya for succumbing to European pressure.

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  • 17 December 2010 08:55, by Biar-awumbeny

    Yes let them come but President Kiir should not get overshadowed by these regional figures. Stick with what Southern Sudanese stand for.

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    • 17 December 2010 09:09, by kuol M. Deng

      Salva Kiir must not attend the so-called mini-summit. No one knows what is a "Donkey is pregnant with." This is another foulplay to take down Kiir. South Sudan must not trust anyone else. We must learn from Garang’s death in Museveni’s helicopter. Hosni and Gaddafi could be wolves dress in sheep clothing.

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      • 17 December 2010 10:31, by Biar-awumbeny

        You have spoken the truth Kuol. Those guys are really "wolves dressed in sheep clothes". If he dares to play around with those folks, then he might be playing with dudes.

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      • 17 December 2010 13:09, by Diu J.Kuek

        Politically President Salva Kiir may attend that so call mini-summit come up with those two wrong elements guys Hosni Mubarak and Muammer Gaddafi plus their devile friend Omer Al Bashir.But President Kiir should be well aware and so conscious for their unknown agenda since Liby and Egypt been working hard to procrastinate the Southern Sudan referendum date to be delay mean that we have no business to do with them.
        If Hosni Mubarak come to guarantee his national interest over Nile Water and what about this crazy man so call Gaddafi.

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    • 17 December 2010 09:10, by kuol M. Deng

      Salva Kiir must not attend the so-called mini-summit. No one knows what is a "Donkey is pregnant with." This is another foulplay to take down Kiir. South Sudan must not trust anyone else. We must learn from Garang’s death in Museveni’s helicopter. Hosni and Gaddafi could be wolves dress in sheep clothing.

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      • 17 December 2010 09:33, by Kolnyang youth

        let arabs do their meeting in Khartoum but God will supervise their meeting because talk about south Sudan
        .

        bor town the beginning of liberation struggle

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        • 17 December 2010 12:19, by Mike Mike

          Those corrupts and power greedy leaders what do they want from Sudanese affairs? We don’t need anyone who is supporting unity to talks on Sudanese issue because we do see them as they are thogs and they do not know all the attrocties done in the South Sudan by NCP during the time of war and still all those problems are again on the way to be committed by the Northern Regiment since they have started bombading people here and there in the South. We need to seperates from Arab such that to creat our own stable State in Africa than to be staying at the hands of those notorous Arab.

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    • 17 December 2010 11:55, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      Salva Kiir should not waste his time in the nosense of these two Arabs leaders Egypt & Libya are not new countries to the southerners their propaganda for Khartoum government will not help any body at all,if they are so serious they should come to Juba than Khartoum.Time is running out.

      OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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    • 17 December 2010 12:15, by Victory

      Silver kir shouldn’t involve him self in such a wicked meeting with those arabs guys in this crucial time,nobody knows their thoughts concerning our réferdum,i know libya &egypt very well,they are the most nations who are after our secession & resourse as well,al-bashir should meet far a away with his husbend egypt with out Silver kiir...long live south Sudan.

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  • 17 December 2010 09:22, by Sam.Eto

    Who said Kiir was invited to the mini summit !!

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    • 17 December 2010 09:45, by kuol M. Deng

      sam,

      It said in the article, "First Vice president Salva Kiir." Quit rush without reading!

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  • 17 December 2010 09:28, by Anyang

    Sam Eto,

    Read the article.

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    • 17 December 2010 12:32, by Genuine Leader

      Mubarak of Egypt and Gaddafi of Libya we don’t want your brokers issues since you are not CPA partners grantors.
      our CPA partners are only acceptable to discusses referendum challenges. president Kiir Mayardit must not joint mini submit.
      Bashir must wellcome you only to have cappuccino in Gaddafi Fatah tower not talk about our affairs since you both leaders fail to do something to us.

      Genuine leader,the future leader war without border with jalaba if, unity expose onto spla.

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      • 17 December 2010 13:03, by Genuine Leader

        Dear readers,
        yes guys of south Sudan, every words you say here all are correct words, the are not only wolves , notorious,brokers they are even political big beggars which is most dangerous part,you could fight wolves but, you couldn’t stopped brokers and beggars since beggars and brokers don’t frustrate from bad and worse mistreatments because its their natural power to begs others, the only way we could stop political beggars and brokers whether professionally or non professional beggars is to distance ourselves from them and leave them alone.
        i strongly advise our president Kiir Mayardit not to attend min-submit.
        Genuine leader,the future leader war without border with jalaba if’’ unity expose onto spla.

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  • 17 December 2010 12:54, by Thonkiir

    Those two leaders of Egypt and Libya are the biggest devil ever in Africa continent please don’t ignored them because they are all dogs and who are they by the way to resolve problems of others while themselves dictated their states for so many years.

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    • 17 December 2010 14:00, by Land-of-Cush

      Mr. Bashir run out of capacity where his Arab brothers Egypt and Libya want to give him an option but that wouldn’t work. Look at them! Libya leader look like late pop singer Michael Jackson and Egypt leader look like a comedy Mr. Bean’ sorry to touch these peaceful famous known to all nations. If Salva Kiir want to attend their meeting that is up to him; but south still standing firmly for separation.

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  • 17 December 2010 14:33, by Ujil

    How many times both leaders come to khartoum the last five years? And why they want the mini summit at the last minutes? Kiir should be very carefull,these two leaders have the hidden agendas.Kiir don’t trust anybody at the boiling point,if they want to talk to that criminal Bashir its not our bussiness.Stand with us we are behind you.

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  • 17 December 2010 15:41, by Nhomlawda

    President Kiir security needs to be beef up to the highest possible standard with seven to ten mobile light tanks or armoured jeeps and other several armuored vehicles mounted with Kord 12.7mm heavy machine guns to be deployed in Juba and Khartoum to accompany his convoy whenever he is travelling to Khartoum and within Juba till South Sudan is declared republic. Unnecessary travel for the president should be minimised and he can work from the state house in Juba. Unnecesssary travel within Juba should be minimised too.
    The enemy is looking for any opportunity to cause choas and distract Southern Sudan Referendum. Our enemies are not only in Khartoum but from other countries in North Africa and middle east. So be careful with those guys including those presidents from Egypt and Libya. They should pick Bashir from Khartoum and come to Juba so meet president Kiir here so that Libyan president might have a chance to see Juba and get the sense of why Southerners had been fighting for that long.
    South Sudanese have to be careful now till South Sudan is declared independent country.

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    • 17 December 2010 18:40, by sudur Tamu

      H.E. Salva Kiir:

      You are precious to southern sudan, and a leader that the south sudan can count on you.

      Stay away from implicit mini summit that needed to be conducted by Libya and Egpty in the north at this critical time.

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  • 17 December 2010 19:22, by Dansedit

    why are Gadaffi and Hosni Mubarak coming to do with Kiir, when we know that they are the compaigning agents of unity for the so call NCP party which is doing his compaigning in relation to Arabisation linkage line follow by all Arabs in the world?

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  • 17 December 2010 19:40, by kaci-banno

    Dear readers
    The snakes of the Arab world are coming to Sudan for the sake of their own selfishness interests. Kirr has to watch them out carefully because Southern Sudan doesn’t need any help from Libya or Egypt, They are the most dictators of the century. President kirr should stay out from the summit until Hosni Mubarak and Gaddafi confess their bad plan about South Sudan secession.

    By: Kaci-Ma-banno

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    • 18 December 2010 01:38, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

      The authors of defunct Egyptian-Libyan peace initiative are now shaken by the wind of freedom, justice and independence that is steadily blowing across South Sudan. They are coming to conduct its funeral rites because the world is now clearly seeing the problem that has caused the death of millions of South Sudanese. To hell they should go because they are sinners. For they do not know that GOD IS LOVE. Secondly love your neighbour even if he is your enemy. That is exactly what Southerners are doing to their cousins Jallaba. They kill, bomb and yet they get the sweet dollars from our resource and take all the sovereign ministries. Now is the time to say Good Bye to Arabs.

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  • 18 December 2010 06:04, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

    Two devile head, joining the third devile:

    It time is up for Northern Africa Arab, Africa is not going to be fool anymore. Prepare place for in exile in Libya or Egypt.

    The owner of the Land is a waken now. Very close for arab to rasp it up to middle East and got chews by Ak-47 bull ets.

    Tones for liberator of Africa

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