Vice-President of South Sudan, Riek Machar
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Riek Machar: South Sudan 'will survive' without oil revenues

The vice president of South Sudan, Riek Machar, has told the BBC that his country will survive, despite halting its vital oil production in a dispute with Sudan over oil transit rights.

Oil revenues account for 98 per cent of the government's income.

James Copnall spoke exclusively to Riek Machar.

  • 17 Feb 2012
  • From the section Africa
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