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The head of the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) will start his talks with the Sudanese government officials by a meeting with President Omer al-Bashir on Monday. Thabo Mbeki arrived Sunday in Khartoum where he is expected to discuss the resumption of peace talks with the Sudan People’s Liberation to end the ongoing conflict in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states. Besides the talks with two Darfur rebel groups and the national dialogue in Sudan. However, the head of the African Union office in Khartoum Mahmoud Kan stated that the standing issues between South Sudan and Sudan in addition to the situation in South Sudan will also be discussed by Mbeki in his meeting with president al-Bashir. This is the first of Thabo Mbeki to Sudan after the formation of the new government, Kan further told the semi-official SMC on Sunday adding that the meeting with al-Bashir will discuss issues related to the African Union and the region." ...
The government of South Sudan has dispatched Pagan Amum after being reinstated to his former position as the Secretary general of the ruling SPLM following internal reconciliation. Amum, however,
During his current visit to African Obama stopped in Addis Ababa where he met with AU and IGAD Leaders and discussed, among other African related hot issue, the developments in South Sudan to find out
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has denied call on South Africa to implement a warrant of arrest of the Sudanese President during his presence in Johannesburg for participation in the African summit.