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President Bashir leaves for IGAD summit in Ethiopia

IGAD summit in Ethiopia - President Omar Bashir on Wednesday left Khartoum for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the head of his country’s delegation to the Inter-Governmental Development Authority (IGAD) summit meeting scheduled for Thursday.

The official Sudan News Agency said President Bashir was accompanied by Cabinet Affairs minister, Salah Wanisi, and the chief of Intelligence and National Security, General Mohamed Atta.

The summit is expected to centre on the current situation in South Sudan and difficulties faced in reaching a solution to differences between South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice president Riek Machar.

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