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Sudan peace accord under threat

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has ruled out any chances of a deal over three disputed regions at the ongoing peace talks in Kenya. He said the talks with southern rebels had no authority to settle the status of Abyei, Nuba mountains and Blue Nile. Correspondents say Mr Bashir’s stand may scuttle the peace process. Control of the regions is one of the outstanding issues at the talks aimed at ending 20 years of war, after the two sides agreed to share oil wealth. The United States has been trying to broker a deal and its special envoy John Danforth has joined rebel leader John Garang and Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Taha at the talks. Full Story

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