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Sudan's Bashir says tensions with South could lead to war

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Posted: Feb 03, 2012 1:13 PM
Sudan's Bashir says tensions with South could lead to war

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Friday tensions with South Sudan might lead to war.

Asked in an interview with state television whether war could break out with Juba, Bashir said: "There is a possibility". He said Sudan wanted peace but added: "We will go to war if we are forced to go to war.

(Reporting by Ulf Laessing)