South Sudan defends independence referendum – News – World – bnd.com

NAIROBI, Kenya — Southern Sudan’s leader said Tuesday that a 2011 referendum on his oil-rich region’s independence is more important to his people than Sudan’s upcoming national election.The southern Sudanese consider the referendum a major political achievement in a 2005 peace deal that ended a 20-year north-south war and will defend it at any cost, said Salva Kiir, the president of Southern Sudan.

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