U.S. Senator Kerry addresses a news conference at the airport in Juba

 
U.S. Senator Kerry addresses a news conference at the airport in Juba
U.S. Senator John Kerry (R), flanked by actor George Clooney, addresses a news conference at the airport in Juba, south Sudan January 9, 2011, after his visit to assess the country's readiness for the referendum on independence. Millions of jubilant south Sudanese started voting on Sunday in a long-awaited independence referendum that is expected to see their war-ravaged region emerge as a new nation. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (SUDAN - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)