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The President of Sudan Greets the Leader of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army



President Omar Hassan El-Bashir of Sudan, at right, greets the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army leader John Garang, at left, after they issued a joint communiqué following their meeting at the State House in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 2, 2003. The talks were chaired by President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, at center. 

The United States is assisting both parties to the Sudanese conflict in a peace process underway in Kenya. President Omar Hassan El-Bashir of Sudan (right) greets the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army leader John Garang (left) after they issued a joint communiqué following their meeting at the State House in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 2, 2003. The talks were chaired by President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki (center). The meeting of the two leaders may signal a lasting peace following a tragic, 20-year civil war in Sudan.

(AP photo, April 2003)


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