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Troops Ordered To Pull Out Of Oil Field In Sudan

April 20 2012

South Sudan

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered government troops from an oilfield they have been occupying in Sudan, reports the BBC.

The information minister said Friday that troops will soon begin withdrawing from the Heglig oilfield, Reuters reported.

The move will be complete within three days, said the minister.

South Sudanese troops seized the oilfield last week during clashes with the north.

The status of Heglig should be determined by international arbitration, said...

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