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North Sudan has re-iterated that Abyei belongs to the North and they will only move out after a referendum to determine who will control the oil rich region, according to Sudan's ambassador to Kenya Kamal Ismail Saeed.
Saeed also says President Omar el Bashir will visit South Sudan on Saturday as it gains its independence from the north. Sudan this morning unveiled a new map showing Abyei as part of north Sudan which could further escalate problems between the two states.
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