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Abyei Residents Consider Unilateral Referendum, Says South Sudan Diplomat

South Sudan’s Foreign Minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, said residents of the disputed oil-rich Abyei region are restless and contemplating holding a referendum to determine whether to remain in Sudan or return to South Sudan.  The African Union High Implementation Panel has proposed holding the referendum this month. But, while Juba says it supports a referendum, Khartoum is opposed and favors a negotiated political settlement.  As Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visits ...

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