Middle East Economic Survey


No 30



Abyei Ruling Bolsters Sudans Comprehensive Peace Agreement

The governments of north and south Sudan welcomed the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the Hague last week on the border dispute in the oil-rich Abyei region. The PCA ruling, and Sudans immediate response to it, was praised by international observers, including the UNs Special Representative in Sudan Ashraf Qazi, who said it would pave the way for the peaceful...