Defending South Sudan – The Global Herald
CGTN released this video clip, titled “Defending South Sudan” – below is their description.
Did you know that the youngest country in the world is South Sudan? After decades of civil war, it gained its independence in 2011. However, the situation there is still volatile, with tribal conflicts and endemic diseases. Despite the difficulties and dangers, Chinese UN peacekeepers are committed to ensuring the safety of local communities. This is their story.
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In this story: Sudan
The history of Sudan dates back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on January 1, 1956.
Islam was the state religion of Sudan and Islamic laws applied from 1983 to 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, the African Union, COMESA, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organization for Islamic Cooperation.