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South Sudan leader says Sudan has 'declared war' as two nations clash

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

President Salva Kiir's remarks follow reports that Sudan fighter jets launched new air strikes on disputed border area. Salva Kiir, the South Sudanese president, has said his northern neighbour Sudan has "declared war" on his country, as fighter jets from the north reportedly launched more strikes overnight in a border region.Although there has yet to be a formal declaration of war by either of the Sudans, Kiir's comments, made on Tuesday during talks on a visit to China, will likely stoke tensions between the rival nations.
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South Sudan president accuses Sudan of declaring war

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

South Sudan's president accused Sudan of declaring war on his nation as tensions between the two neighbors intensified, sparking fears of a return to conflict over unresolved oil and border issues. President Salva Kiir made the comm... Read Post

South Sudan leader says Khartoum has 'declared war'

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Tuesday Khartoum had "declared war" on his country, as violence between the world's newest nation and Sudan intensified. Kiir made the comment during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart ... Read Post

South Sudan president cuts short trip to China amid dispute with Sudan

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(CNN) -- South Sudan's president, who accused Sudan of declaring war on his nation, cut short his trip to China on Wednesday as tension between the two neighbors intensified over border and oil disputes. President Salva Kiir cancele... Read Post

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