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April 8, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir’s long-awaited visit to the South Sudan capital, Juba will take place on Friday, 12 April, an official has announced.

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Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir (suna)

Emad Sid-Ahmed, press secretary at the Sudanese presidency said Bashir’s visit comes in response to an invitation extended by his South Sudan counterpart, Salva Kiir who visited last Khartoum on 8 October, 2011.

Bashir had planned to travel to Juba in April 2012, but it was cancelled after the seizure of Heglig by the South Sudanese army.

The two leaders are expected to discuss the remaining issues like Abyei referendum and the border demarcation. The two countries still dispute the ownership of some areas on the border particularly Mile 14.

The visit also take place three days before a meeting at the level of political and security committee to establish a mechanism to settle the issue of rebel groups in both countries.

Khartoum for long time refused to normalize relations with Juba demanding the later to stop its support to rebel groups.

The two countries will open soon ten crossing points on the border before to allow free circulation of persons and goods between the two countries.

Juba also resumed the exportation of its oil through the Sudanese port on the Red Sea and demilitarized zone is established on the disputed areas.

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  • 9 April 2013 08:04, by Paac

    WILL SOUTH SUDAN GOVERNMENT HAS THE AUTHORITY TO TURN OMER AL BASHIR IN TO THE ICC, OR HE WILL GO TO JUBA AND DANCE WITH SALVA KIIR MAYARSHIT.

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    • 9 April 2013 08:14, by Mi diit

      So president Al-Bashir has finally got a press secretary to announce his programs to the public. I thought a dictator doesn’t appreciate a press secretary.

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    • 9 April 2013 09:12, by Wunditda

      South Sudan is enthusiastic to welcome Omer Al Bashir HOME (Juba). South Sudan and Sudan have been at war for long time and the end results were deaths and destructions from either side. Now, we need peace and development. Our people in Juba cannot handover Al Bashir to ICC. If ICC wants Al Bashir, they would have caught him on his several foreign trips he made to different African & Asian States.

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  • 9 April 2013 08:10, by Wen Majokweng

    I don,t wanted to hear Bashir lair to s.sudan people of his coming to south.

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  • 9 April 2013 08:31, by Gabriel Ajak

    Mr. Bashiir is welcome to juba, no ICC no any other kind of Bashiir enemies in South Sudan.

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    • 9 April 2013 13:54, by Paul Chadrack

      Ajak. I can see you’re welcoming Bashir only because of oil. I think you’re one of kiir’s toilet cleaners or those imitate the corrupt useless leader always. how can you say that bashir has no enemies here?, a genocidal person who killed many people during the war between south and the north.

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  • 9 April 2013 08:40, by Ajongtar

    What about Yasir Arman & Malik Agar, who are in hiding in Juba.
    Are they not Bashir’s enemies?
    Dont come to Juba Basier.

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  • 9 April 2013 10:05, by Turism

    let him come he has forgotten that south sudan is not a member for ICC, he soon be regreted otherewise.

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  • 9 April 2013 19:38, by Majongdit

    Beshir is welcome to S Sudan. This is beacuse of the recent change of events. Khartoum has decided to take us as equals in all aspects now. If they honor everything they signed then we can take their friendship in equal measure as we have with any other country in the world.

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