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South Sudan warns of no oil exports for two years

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South Sudan's foreign minister Nhial Deng Nhial says it is possible his country may halt oil exports for another two years in protest at Sudanese transit fees, despite his country's dependence on oil for government revenue.

South Sudan stopped its oil production in January over the charges its neighbour Sudan was imposing on oil sent for export via its ports on the Red Sea.

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