India concerned over recent developments in Sudan, South Sudan: MEA

   Apr 12, 9:56 pm

New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said India is concerned with the recent developments in Sudan and South Sudan.

" We had also recently conveyed our concern when our Special Envoy had visited Khartoum and Juba last month. We again urge both sides to exercise restraint and recommence negotiations, which are being held under the African Union High Level Implementation Panel, to resolve all outstanding issues peacefully," said MEA official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin in response to a question."

According to reports, Sudanese troops, backed by paramilitary forces, have launched an offensive to regain control of the country's largest oil field from South Sudan, marking a dangerous new stage of repeated border clashes. (ANI)

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