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Sudan, South Sudan security talks postponed over logistical issues

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Meetings of the Joint Political and Security Committee (JPSC) between South Sudan and Sudan scheduled to be held in Juba shortly after Eid Al Fitr, was postponed due to logistical reasons, a South Sudanese official said.Mawien Makol Ariik, the foreign affairs ministry spokesman, on Monday announced for the second time the delay of security meetings to discuss pending issues between the two countries and allegations of rebel support on both sides, rather than using the media to blame each other.

Mr Mawien told reporter that a new date will be fixed for the talks later on.

South Sudan broke away from Sudan in July, 2011, following a referendum held in January of that year.

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