|China urges restraint between Sudan, South Sudan|
Updated: 2012-03-27 19:32
"We have noticed relevant reports," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular press briefing when commenting on reports that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir suspended a planned visit to South Sudan because of the latter's attacks on Sudan's oil area.
Hong called on the two sides to properly handle disputes through negotiations.
The Sudanese army said Monday that limited clashes took place between it and South Sudan's army in
The clashes between
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit announced Monday that his forces had entered Higlieg, Sudan's strategic oil area, and, in response, the Sudanese government threatened to halt dialogue with