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South Sudan: declares its independence, celebrates, & World Recognizes, new diplomatic ties + MORE NEWS

Saturday, July 16, 2011

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South Sudan gets International Recognition.

Presidents Kiir (left) and Bashir (centre) stand at attention as the national anthem is being sung.

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Iran says to respect choice of South Sudan’s people 

TEHRAN, July 16 (Xinhua) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that it respects the choice for independence of the people in South Sudan, the official IRNA news agency reported.

“Now that the trend of developments have led to the formation of an independent government in South Sudan, the choice of the people in the south is respected,” the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by IRNA.

“It is hoped that new developments would encourage promotion of stability and tranquillity and pave the way for constructive cooperation in the region,” the statement said.

After South Sudan declared independence on July 9, the United Nations announced South Sudan its 193rd member state on Thursday. Southern Sudanese voted for independence in a January referendum.

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Russia recognizes South Sudan

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Thousands of Southern Sudanese wave the flag of their new country. Photo: AFP

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Russia recognizes the independent status of South Sudan and is ready to establish diplomatic relation with it, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday hours after the UN Security Council advised the General Assembly to grant membership to the new African state.

South Sudan proclaimed its independence on July 9, six months after more than 98 percent of its residents voted in a referendum to break away from the North.

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