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Sudan, S.Sudan agree to set timeline for key deals

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The rival presidents of Sudan and South Sudan agreed Saturday to abide by timelines to be drawn up to implement a raft of security, oil and border deals stalled for over three months, mediators said. 

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L) greets the president of South Sudan Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa on January 5, 2013. The rival presidents of Sudan and South Sudan agreed Saturday to abide by timelines to be drawn up to implement a raft of security, oil and border deals stalled for over three months, mediators said.

With the two neighbours increasingly cash-strapped after a spat led Juba to shut down its oil output a year ago, the announcement offered fresh hope of a breakthrough in long-running talks to end the crisis.

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