Cooperation Agreements between Two Sudans

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Sat Dec 15 2012, 16:39:00

Jok Madut Jok reviewed in a 5 December 2012 policy brief for the Sudd Institute, an independent research organization based in Juba, the nine agreements reached in September in Addis Ababa between Sudan and South Sudan.

The agreements deal with oil revenue sharing, trade, security, borders, citizenship, population movements and debt. He argues that South Sudan signed the agreements under the "duress" of international pressure and and the press of domestic economic and security challenges. He believes South Sudan received a bad deal on several of the economic agreements. Nevertheless, he urges South Sudan to move forward with their implementation.

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