South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is to visit the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, 72 hours ahead of Khartoum's deadline to shut down vital oil pipelines, the two nations said.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on January 25, 2013 in Addis Ababa. He will visit Khartoum on Tuesday, both nations confirmed, ahead of Khartoum's Friday deadline to shut economically vital oil pipelines over the South's alleged rebel support.
"I can confirm he will arrive on Tuesday," Emad Sayed Ahmed, press secretary to Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, told AFP on Sunday.
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