South Sudan Seeks U.N. Help For 'Difficult Journey'

Published on 25 September 2011

When President Obama addressed the U.N. General Assembly in New York, he held up the example of South Sudan as the right way to join the world body — through a peace process and an independence vote. (..) "So we are working in every direction, and we are also very, very concerned about humanitarian situation, particularly in Southern Korodofan, but it could also extend to Blue Nile," he says, "urging the government to allow World Food Program or other credible organization in. They haven't done that yet, and that's a big, big priority for us."

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