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Kassala Governor ordered closure of all crossing border points with Eritrea


Kassala, 6 Jan. (SUNA)- The Governor of Kassala state, East Sudan, on Saturday issued a decree on closure of all border crossing points with Eritrea as of January the 5th of January, 2018, until further notice.

The Governor, Adam Jamaa Adam, issued the order pursuant to
Presidential Decree No 50 of the year 2017, relevant to declaration of the state of emergency in Kassala state.

The governor's decree said people movement between Sudan and Eritrea, via El Laffa crossing point, will be in line with procedures and measures stipulated in the laws and regulations in place.
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