UN urges security accord at Sudan summit


International bodies including the United Nations and the African Union have urged Sudan and South Sudan to reach a comprehensive agreement at a summit of its leaders being held in Ethiopia. The two countries have taken a step towards a border security agreement that will allow oil exports to resume, officials said on Saturday, paving the way for their leaders to sign a deal to end hostilities at the summit on Sunday. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir and his southern counterpart Salva Kiir are expected to hammer out the border agreement in Addis Ababa, to meet the Sunday deadline set by the UN Security Council. The neighbours reached an interim deal in August to revive southern oil exports…

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