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Sudan President Accuses Egypt of “Occupying Sudanese Lands” (egyptianstreets.com)

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir accuses Egypt, again, of occupying the Halayeb triangle and illegally imposing its sovereignty over it.

In his interview with the Qatari outlet Al-Jazeera, Al-Bashir said Sudan rejects war against Egypt and is ready for arbitration of the United Nations security council in the case, to prove that Halayeb triangle belongs to the Sudanese territories. He further added that Egypt’s occupation was done when Sudan was busy to stand in face of insurgency of South Sudan.

“Bilateral relations between Egypt and Sudan are rather vital and profound. When the Egyptian military aviation had been attacked in 1967, the planes went to Sudan with no prior agreement and Sudan opened its borders,” Al-Bashir said.  [...] MORE