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Sudan, South Sudan agree once again to set up buffer zone

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir attends a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir attends a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility...more

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir attends a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse...more

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (C) speaks during a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (C) speaks during a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse...more

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (C) speaks during a meeting with leaders from South Sudan at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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(L-R) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Berhane Christos, South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum, and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

(L-R) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Berhane Christos, South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum, and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa...more

(L-R) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Berhane Christos, South Sudan negotiator Pagan Amum, and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attend a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (R) sit with other leaders during a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (R) sit with other leaders during a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South...more

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (R) sit with other leaders during a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan met late on Friday to try to defuse hostility that has simmered since the south broke away in 2011 and restart cross-border oil flows to rescue their crumbling economies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir leaves after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir leaves after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed...more

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir leaves after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn leave after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn leave after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a...more

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn leave after a meeting at the National Palace in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South...more

African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South...more

African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn address a news conference on the outcome of the Sudan-South Sudan summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, January 5, 2013. The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a long-delayed demilitarized zone along their disputed border as soon as possible, a condition for the resumption of oil exports, an African Union mediator said on Saturday. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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