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Eritrea to Broker Talks between Sudan and SPLM-N Rebels

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Sudan accuses South Sudan of arming rebels in the oil producing state of South Kordofan, which Juba denies

By Sudan Tribune,

The Eritrean government has launched an initiative to bridge gaps between the Sudanese government and Sudan people’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) in order to end the South Kordofan and Blue Nile conflict, a news report said.

According to Al-Sudani newspaper, Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki proposed to facilitate a negotiated settlement to the conflict that erupted in June last year when the Sudanese army asked the SPLM-N fighters to disarm before the implementation of a protocol related to the Two Areas.  Continue reading Eritrea to Broker Talks between Sudan and SPLM-N Rebels