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Sudan and South Sudan still hostile to each other

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African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa
African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

The African Union is trying to defuse hostilities between Sudan and South Sudan. This week, AU mediators have organised talks between the two country's defence ministers, a week after the AU brought Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan's Salva Kiir together for talks.The american special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan says he's happy negotiations are going ahead, but Ambassador Princeton Lyman told RFI he's sceptical about the two countries' willingness to resolve their differences peacefully.

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