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Lawmakers Dub S. Sudan An 'Enemy State'

April 17 2012


Lawmakers in Sudan's capital of Khartoum have voted unanimously to designate South Sudan "an enemy" following the South's seizure of the Heglig oil field last week, reports BBC News.

South Sudan has accused Khartoum of launching attacks on its territory from the oil field, which is along their mutual border.

South Sudan seceded from Sudan last July following a civil war that ended in 2005. The neighbors are still involved in disputes over the oil holdings and the demarcation...

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