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Topic - Leonard A. Leo
U.S. religious freedom advocates are urging Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to take urgent diplomatic action to prevent a new outbreak of violence in a turbulent oil-rich region of southern Sudan, which soon could be as well known to outsiders as Darfur.
"Unfortunately, referendum preparations are severely behind schedule, leading to concerns of not only a delayed vote, but of renewed conflict," Mr. Leo said. "Increased senior-level U.S. attention is urgently needed."
"The North is now trying to change the meaning of those terms [of the peace agreement], and it is incumbent upon the United Sates to reassert what the Abyei provisions of the [peace accords] require," Mr. Leo wrote.