Sudan Military Forces Have Crossed The Border Into South Sudan

South Sudan Reports Troop Invasion from North -- Voice of America

South Sudan says at least 3,000 troops from neighboring Sudan have entered its territory, as tensions rise between the countries.

Southern army spokesman Philip Aguer says the troops entered the town of Kuake in Upper Nile state on Saturday. He says the alleged incursion violates a 2012 cooperation agreement that led to both countries pulling their forces from disputed border areas.

On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ordered a shutdown of a pipeline that carries South Sudanese oil through the country for export. Bashir said the move is in response to South Sudan's funding of rebels fighting his government.

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More News On The Growing Tensions Between Sudan And South Sudan

S Sudan 'will not go to war' over oil dispute -- Al Jazeera
South Sudan says Sudan troops enter Upper Nile state -- BBC
Sudan denies troops crossed into South Sudan -- Deutsche Welle
Sudan cancels oil, security deals with South -- Mail & Guardian/AFP
Sudan: 'All Treaties With South Sudan Cancelled' By Govt --
South Sudan urges respect for security pact as Sudan threatens oil shutdown over rebel charges -- Washington Post/AP
South Sudan Leader Labels Sudan Oil Threat a Declaration of War -- Bloomberg Businessweek
S.Sudan says still exporting oil to Sudan despite stoppage threat -- Reuters
Sudan Faces a New Crisis -- Andrew Natsios, US News and World Report

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