KHARTOUM - Sudan said on Saturday it had submitted a new complaint against South Sudan to the United Nations Security Council, accusing it of supporting rebels in two border states, in a sign of new tensions between the two former civil war foes.
Sudan recognized South Sudan as an independent country when it broke away from Khartoum on July 9 this year after a referendum agreed under a 2005 peace agreement.
But tensions have risen since then as north and south blame each other for violence on both sides of their poorly-marked border. They have also failed to agree how to share oil revenues and find a solution for the disputed region of Abyei.
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