Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny/Thundershower    32 / 25 ℃  City Forecast

English>>World

UN chief welcomes oil deal between Sudan and South Sudan

(Xinhua)

09:57, August 07, 2012

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday welcomed the deal reached by the governments of Sudan and South Sudan on oil and financial arrangements.

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ban called the deal "an important milestone for building good neighborly relations between the two states."

According to the agreement signed by the two Sudans at the final phase of negotiations, they agreed to an financial arrangement that relates to the export of oil from South Sudan through Sudan to Port Sudan.

The secretary-general is encouraged that the two governments have significantly narrowed their positions on the contentious issue, said the statement. He also urged the Sudanese and South Sudanese leaders to muster the necessary political will to resolve all outstanding issues.

Ban commended the government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North for signing separately Tripartite Memoranda of Understanding with the African Union, League of Arab States and the United Nations on humanitarian assistance to war- affected civilians in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States.
More special coverages

More special coverages


【1】 【2】

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:陈丽丹、张茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. PLA officers and men in drill

  2. Russian girls go retro on bicycle

  3. Chinese firms turn to Internet

  4. 11th animation cosplay contest held in Lanzhou

  5. Top Tips for Olympic Quality Sports Photos

  6. Orphaned kangaroo, wombat become friends

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Clinton visit won't affect China-Africa ties
  2. Washington stuck in political paralysis
  3. Commentary: Outlook not that pessimistic
  4. Editorial: Mission for eurozone leaders
  5. UN resolution adds pressure to Syria gov't
  6. What is wrong with products made in China?
  7. Indian blackout: result of neglect of livelihood
  8. Editorial: Economic food for thought
  9. Detachment no serves China's interest in ME
  10. US sanctions on China's bank ridiculous

What's happening in China

Huaxi once again aims sky-high with own helicopter

  1. Survey: Students prefer variety shows to news
  2. Rains spawn deadly floods, mudslide
  3. 1 dead, 40 injured in Yunnan mudslide
  4. 30% of migrants without contracts: report
  5. Poll: Chinese want lower movie-ticket prices

China Features

  1. Why Hollywood favores China's actresses?
  2. Dongfeng Honda to recall 76,000 CR-Vs
  3. How to protect yourself during heavy rainstorms?
  4. Are synthetic drugs toxic?
  5. Amway vitamin C tablets short in weight

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai