Mixed feelings in north Sudan

President asserts support for south's independence, while opposition voices fears over separation.

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    Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's president, recently sent a strong message asserting the south's legitimate right to hold its self-determination referendum on January 9, and ensuring security for both sides in case unrest erupts over the vote.

    But main opposition parties in Khartoum, the capital, have expressed fears over a separation, warning it will not bring any good for either region.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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