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South Sudan sees northern border zone within a month

By Carl Odera JUBA, Jan 7 (Reuters) - South Sudan hopes to establish a demilitarized zone along its border with arch-rival Sudan within a month, paving the way for vital oil exports to resume, a southern official said on Monday. Sudan leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir and South Sudan's Salva Kiir met in Ethiopia at the weekend to try to quell tensions that have rumbled since a flare-up of violence along the disputed border in April last year, the worst since the South seceded in 2011.
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