Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir
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Sudan and South Sudan to sign oil deal

27 September 2012 Last updated at 03:43 BST

Sudan and South Sudan have reached a deal on border security and oil production that will allow oil exports from South Sudan through Sudan to resume, say spokesmen for both sides.

The presidents of both countries have been in talks since Sunday in an attempt to find a comprehensive agreement for their many disputes.

James Copnall reports.