Middle East Economic Survey


No 42



Abyei Talks Have Failed Southern Official Says

The current round of negotiations over the future status of disputed oil-rich region Abyei has failed, a key advisor to South Sudans president said on 12 October. We are left with 90 days. The time is very critical. If the parties fail to sort out these issues this could lead to an end of the peace process itself, Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) Secretary-General Pagan Amum...