Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir visited South Sudan Friday in a sign of easing tensions after the two states ended a row over crucial oil exports and put behind them bloody border battles last year.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (C) shake hands at the State house in Juba on April 12, 2013. Bashir arrived in South Sudan Friday for the first time since his 2011 visit for the country's independence, a sign of easing tensions after bloody border battles last year.
It was the first time Bashir travelled to South Sudan since attending the country's declaration of independence on July 9, 2011.
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