S Sudan and Sudan 'consult on oilfield force'
7 January 2014 Last updated at 06:28 GMT
Sudan and South Sudan have begun talks over deploying a joint force to protect oilfields threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.
The news comes after Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir flew to South Sudan to discuss the unrest there with his counterpart, Salva Kiir.
Catharinah Moh reports.