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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.