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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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