(Xinhua) -- South Sudan’s President
Salva Kiir Mayardit is to visit Sudan within days, South Sudan
Foreign Minister Deng Alor announced on Monday.
Monday delivered a written message from President Kiir to his
Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir regarding the bilateral
relations between the two countries.
"The president’s visit to Khartoum will be within a few days
to discuss the outstanding issues between the two countries,"
Alor told reporters.
The border issue is the biggest obstacle to the settlement of
differences between Sudan and South Sudan.
In September 2012, the two countries signed a cooperation
agreement in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa under the
patronage of the African Union.
The agreement included a package of understandings related to
security, citizens’ status, border and economic issues and
others relating to oil and trade.
However, the signed agreements did not tackle the issues of
Abyei and border demarcation.