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Sudan’s VP threatens army strike on Juba

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January 27, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The second Vice-President of Sudan, Al-Haj Adam Youssef, has warned that his country’s army could strike as far as South Sudan’s capital Juba in pursuit of hunting rebels operating in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

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Sudan’s newly appointed Vice President al-Haj Adam Youssef looks on after his oath-taking ceremony in Khartoum September 14, 2011 (Reuters)

Youssef was quoted on Thursday by the liberal daily newspaper Al-Sahafah as saying that the Sudanese Armed Forces was besieging rebel fighters of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLMN) in the country’s southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

Sudan’s army has been fighting SPLMN rebels in the two states bordering South Sudan since last year. The rebels fought as part of South Sudan’s army during the war with Sudan but they rejected Khartoum’s attempt to disarm them by force following South Sudan’s independence, leading to the outbreak of the war in the two states.

The Sudanese vice-president said that the government’s patience was wearing thin towards South Sudan’s ruling party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), which Khartoum accuses of backing the rebels.

Youssef vowed that SAF would pursue the rebels into South Sudan and as far as its capital Juba.

“If necessary, Juba is not far,” he told the paper during celebrations of Sudan’s independence in the central state of Al-Jazzirah.

The SPLM in Juba denies supporting the rebels but makes no secret of its sympathy with its former comrades in arms.

Sudan’s army continues to carry out aerial bombardment in South Kordofan and Blue Nile. It also attacked some parts inside the borders of South Sudan on several occasions.

UN agencies estimate that some 417,000 civilian were forced to flee the war zones in the two states. It is also estimated that over 80,000 refugees are now in South Sudan.

In a related vein, Youssef said that the ongoing talks in Addis Ababa between Sudan and South Sudan are not only about the transit fees the South should pay to export its oil through Sudan’s territories, but are about all the aspects of relations between the two countries.

This month Sudan’s foreign minister Ali Karti said that the two countries are unlikely to reach a deal on oil without a parallel deal on border security and cessation of South Sudan’s alleged support to the rebels.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:24, by NUER ONE

    LET THEM TRY IT,SOON ARABS BLOOD WILL RUN DOWN FROM TODAY.

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    • 28 January 2012 10:20, by Makuei

      Did someone tell that fake Arab, that Khartoum is not far either.

      Their blood will run down Port Sudan, now there is no oil.

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      • 28 January 2012 12:49, by john agoet

        To Mr; VP
        You miscalculated our leadership all the way, when you hear him saying we do not want war with north, doesn’t means we can’t defend ourselves, the point we are not fools enough to seek for wars rather then developments but if war comes to us as you are seeking now I would advise you to search for a refuge before war start because Khartoum is not save enough.

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    • 28 January 2012 10:30, by Ruach

      It is a time to follow your Leaders Mohamed(fake prophet mohamed & Bin Laddin)in the hell.It is a very great dream to come to Juba!You will even see Kiir River,leave alone Juba.

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    • 28 January 2012 12:15, by john agoet

      Our patience is wearing thinner towards these “regime in Khartoum” let’s go Mr. VP just start and you will regret it. We have nothing to lose. We people of south Sudan are behind our leadership more than ever. Long-lived south Sudan victory is our

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      • 28 January 2012 12:19, by john agoet

        Our patience is wearing thinner towards this “regime in Khartoum” let’s go Mr. VP just start and you will regret it. We have nothing to lose. We people of south Sudan are behind our leadership more than ever. Long-lived south Sudan victory is ours

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    • 28 January 2012 14:22, by Koang

      khartium would love to See South Sudan at its knees but that shall hardly happen.

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    • 28 January 2012 14:28, by Ghai 104

      NUER ONE, you are right . this fake Arabs are really confused because splm-n is in the sting of their tail, let them dies alone, and if they inflict us, they will eat mule (muul) believe me or not bro, otherwise i wish our fellow citizens safe journey back home.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:26, by Lang

    American’s are ready to take unilateral action on the north. Let them attack Juba see I will enjoy seeing foreign troops in their land.

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    • 28 January 2012 08:26, by Lang

      Let them attack, they will lose again and lose much more than they ever have.

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    • 28 January 2012 09:06, by Lorolokin

      You son of bitch has the rights to dream but after dreaming check your dreams otherwise you are threatening your own security.
      However if you wanted to defend your bread, you are well come or else.
      Don’t dream of attacking Juba soon you will vomit your own fieces.
      Kinkak.

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    • 28 January 2012 10:23, by Aarai Baka

      Bring it on mr vp, we are ready to strikes Khartoum in day light with out any compromise of any died civilians of arabs. at no time we wouldnt allowed u to strike Juba.

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      • 28 January 2012 11:01, by Lang

        right, we’ll fight them clean and not resort to killing or trying to starve innocent civilians like the northern cowards always do.

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    • 28 January 2012 14:36, by Ghai 104

      of course Lang, these fake Arabs are calling for total destruction, they can learn from Iraq. being stubborn is just like digging your grave without knowing,but what i know is that its just a words of mouth, NO ACTION AT ALL.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:34, by SeekingTruth

    SOMEBODY SHOULD TELL THESE CROOKS OF KHARTOUM TO QUIT THEIR CHEAP THREATS. IT’S NOT ABOUT THREATENING ANYMORE, INSTEAD IT’S ABOUT THE REAL DAMN THING. SOUTH IS A FULL SOVEREIGN NATION AND WE’RE AWARED OF WHATEVER U GUYS MIGHT BE THINKING.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:45, by Daniel Buolmawei

    You can tell the way he’s sitting in a chair showed of someone accommodated to just sit but without voice. What kind of voice he has in that Khartoum’s government. Abel Alier was sitting in the same Mr. 2nd Vice President, but that seat didn’t prevent us from secession. Your voiceless there’ll never do anything to stop us you black Arabs talk like that every time.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:51, by Sudan virus

    Good! Its time for the SPLA south to combine with SPLA-N and pursue Gorge Athor,s rebels up the heart of their donor Khatoum.

    Just simple like that!

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    • 29 January 2012 03:29, by Isme

      To Susan Virus,
      Greeting from Sudan Norton, What you say is right and fair, but I don’t know why our Muslim in South keeping quiet and they’re the real Muslim because they blieve in God and the fake Msulim in North use Islam for business, The muslim in South have to stand up for thier right to not let the muslim Nort mock them.

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  • 28 January 2012 08:51, by Biden Osire

    This nice and good news for us southerners if Khartoum is not mad they test it right now we are not going to be like the SPLA-NORTH THEY DEFEATED last year but we will show them that we are also strong enough

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    • 29 January 2012 07:59, by Ambowl Papakayo

      My dear, they never defeated any SPLA-N for your information. We’re just firm and will ever be in that position. Let that voiceless sit in that chair and air nothing to the public rather than deceit. We’ll defeat them here in Nuba mountains, help our brothers in Blue Nile and eventually advance into Khartoum to clean the city of any hypocrites there!

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  • 28 January 2012 09:28, by Gabriel KK

    Nonsense, this will be the end of NCP if SAF strike inside Juba.

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  • 28 January 2012 09:41, by Cham Agok

    You think that the people of South Sudan will not defend our land. try it Khartoum will experience fire through the red Army but not SPLA proper.

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  • 28 January 2012 10:44, by Dau-arok

    you traitor, strike on Darfur rebels rather than Juba, because we’ve capability to defend our land. JEM,SLM/A and the SPLA/N has nothing but hard for u
    defeated them, how could you say that, if you are not an absent minded darfurian.you will go back to Nigeria where you came from, shame on you and your Government.

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  • 28 January 2012 10:56, by Lokeji

    Mr. Al-haj adam, please advice ur government not to attempt to commit this military and political suicide.We know that your party is just searching for a diplomatic exit, because your government and party has lose the necessary credibility and also lose it’s popularity among the Sudanese masses but no party is ready to clean-up your dirt or to become an scapegoat for your escape. pl’se be a gud bo

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  • 28 January 2012 11:24, by Anynya One

    Who still remembers when Arab brought Salt, Suger and money, ending up bribing African slaves, Chiefs, elders and such elitist persons as al-Haj Adam Youssef? If you do, then we need to learn from the past; the vivid motives they had, no wonder, peace can turn in to a “bloody rain and genocide”… ¾ of southerners knows this very well and can smell it the secret before it completely sneaks in.

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  • 28 January 2012 11:27, by Anynya One

    The same spirit and strategy Arab took North Africa! Right from Egypt 1956 to the recent Sudan 2011, yes now heading to Juba the capital city of the South Sudan. Not only that, you can also figure it out through the dangerous symptoms of religion and terror pushing hard through the heart of Africa. Now “SOSSA” has the chance! We have the chance to stop this from happening ever again

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  • 28 January 2012 11:30, by Anynya One

    Cont: Luckily enough, you know them by hearts and from the roots! I mean Arab Hearts wants us build them another Stonehenge. No goofy compromise with the North Sudan till South is fully established. Any violation by the North Sudan needed to be well thought of under UN and dealt with accordingly and harshly. Until then Arab will never give up perusing us. Slavery will never end soon!

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  • 28 January 2012 15:43, by Northern Sudanese

    Can’t wait for an attack on juba. you southerners only depend on americans. we have bombed you a couple of times and no foreign soldier invaded sudan. listen southerners, americans don’t love you , they only want your oil. when oil runs out, you will be alone. BTW bombing juba is easy. no difference betweeb juba and other parts of the south

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    • 28 January 2012 17:40, by Dhalaluaak

      Jallaba North,
      you will be displace back to Saudia and Yen where your ancestors where once displaced too.you are a fake Arab.you will be their slaves

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    • 29 January 2012 03:16, by Isme

      Coward dachshund, your coward women denied several times that they did’t mean to bomb Southern territories.

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  • 28 January 2012 15:45, by Northern Sudanese

    south sudan invading sudan? do you have an army?

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    • 28 January 2012 17:33, by Dhalaluaak

      JALLABA,
      Good question fake Arab in a black skin.If you think South Sudan don’t have any army.I you should ask any northern veteran/survivor who once been engaging us in the so called paradise[south sudan].I think they can stare you without words to say since they managed to escaped that horrific fighting they saw from our army

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    • 28 January 2012 18:24, by Dau-arok

      Who are those figting with you for 21 years of civil war
      and that time, they don,t have power but today friend try your best to do something against the Goverment of South Sudan.
      you are going to see Red Army,you are stupio in your mind,
      what do you mean?

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  • 28 January 2012 16:23, by eye-of-an-eye

    LOOK AT THIS IDIOT ADAM, I DID NOT KNEW THIS USELESS CREATURE WILL BE ACTING THIS WAY, HE DID NOT KNEW HOW I HELPED HIM TO WHERE HE IS NOW. UR THE FOOLISH ANIMAL I HAVE NEVER SEEN. SOUTH WILL TIRE U TO PIECES IF U TRY.

    THANKS

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  • 28 January 2012 19:35, by Padiet Deng Alony

    Victory is Certian

    stupid darfurian 2nd vice president is confuse,is he a spoke person of sudan ministry of defend.
    Now is time for SPLA MI to check those darfurian who are making business in whole South Sudan particularly in Juba.
    Caution South Sudanese that is a green light though

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  • 29 January 2012 02:54, by Isme

    Tell the cunning fox that you’ve to disarm JEM, SLA than strike as far as you can, but as long as JEM&SLA are still striking your little jackass mother than don’t even think about striking South Sudan it would be better to jump into the boiling water. Just eat and drink that all you deserve, and let your masters talk about strinking.

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  • 29 January 2012 23:47, by Northern Sudanese

    I can see angry southerners tryna say that they are gonna invade sudan. before you invade sudan you need to feed yourselves first. 50 years hiding between trees and crossing into Uganda. during the last war we didn’t know which shit was anti or pro but this time we know that every shit is anti so it will be easy.......we know where the enemy is, every shit is an enemy.

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    • 30 January 2012 09:59, by John Bang

      @ Norhtern Sudan,
      Fuck your mother!50 years you said about South Sudan will be like America, do you hear me son of bitch!Let try now you will see South flying all north corners and you will return back to where u came before, where you were eating donkeys.(mul)

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