Middle East Economic Survey
Sudans Parliament Ratifies Peace Deal In South
Sudans parliament on 1 February unanimously endorsed a peace deal brokered during talks in Kenya last year to end the civil war in the south of the country. The Khartoum government and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) on 9 January signed a comprehensive peace agreement formally ending 21 years of civil war (MEES, 17 January). Under the deal, the two parties to the conflict...