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08 Dec 2010 22:04 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Africa, Sudan
One of the major sticking points in the upcoming referendum on south Sudan's secession from the north is the future of Abeyi, an oil-rich border region which both sides want to control.
Solving the dispute temporarily, a deal to postpone the decision over who controls the nation's oil wealth has been postponed.
But as Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Juba, this could spell future difficulties for the country.
Source: Al Jazeera
North and south Sudan have committed to a security deal to ensure the flow of oil, regardless of the referendum outcome.
North and south armies sign pact to secure flow of crude oil from southern oil fields, regardless of referendum outcome.
Politics, Africa, Sudan, Uganda
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