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Sudan to Pull Troops From Abyei and Allow Peacekeepers

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Sudanese government has agreed to pull its troops out of the flashpoint Abyei area and allow Ethiopian peacekeepers to come in, the result of a deal signed Monday that could ease tensions along Sudan’s disputed north-south border. The status of Abyei, which straddles northern and southern Sudan and is claimed by both, has been one of the most volatile issues facing Sudan as it prepares to split in…