Special to WorldTribune.com
CAIRO — Sudan has again threatened to block crude oil exports by
neighboring South Sudan.
Sudanese President Omar Bashir said he was prepared to shut the oil
export pipeline from South Sudan.
Bashir said South Sudan, despite a series of agreements, continued to aid rebels in Sudan’s Darfour and South Kordofan.
“We will completely close the pipeline,” Bashir said on May 27.
[Iran warships return to Sudan after Israeli strike on missile site – Nov. 28, 2012]
After a year-long suspension, the pipeline from South Sudan to Sudan’s
Port Sudan, located along the Red Sea, renewed operations this month.
South Sudan produces about 375,000 barrels of oil per day.