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Southern Sudan adheres to the African Union

Southern Sudan, which declared its independence on July 9, joined the African Union (AU), becoming the 54th member of this regional organization, announced a statement of AU on Thursday.

In a few days, the flag will be hoisted southern Sudanese outside the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa. Eritrea was the last country to incorporate the organization in 1993 after separating from Ethiopia.

According to the decision adopted by the UN General Assembly on July 14, Southern Sudan has also become the 195th member of the UN.

Next week, representatives of Sudan and Southern Sudan to meet in Addis Ababa to resume dialogue under the auspices of the African Union. The negotiations will focus first on border demarcation between the two countries, the sharing of oil profits and the granting of dual citizenship to nationals of the two states of Sudan.

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