Presidents of Sudan, S. Sudan Meet in Juba

Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, says he wants normal relations with South Sudan, in comments made on his first visit to that country since it became independent nearly two years ago.

After meeting with his South Sudanese counterpart, Salva Kiir, in Juba Friday, Mr. Bashir said the two presidents have agreed to reopen their shared border.

At a press conference full of laughter, Mr. Bashir promised peace and said that dialogue, rather than violence, was the only way to ensure having two …