Latest on Sudan Conflict

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Options12, Apr 25, 2012.

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    The African Union urged both sides to resume talks, which have collapsed several times, and strike a deal within three months or face a binding ruling.

    Sudan's finance minister Ali Mahmoud said all ministers had donated one month's salary to a fund to support the armed forces, SUNA said. All other employees would have two days' pay deducted from their salary, while public institutions would have to cut fuel expenditures by 50 percent.

    Both north and south face severe economic crises with fuel shortages and rising food prices, which will make it difficult to fund an all-out war for a long time. Heglig used to supply half of Sudan's oil output.