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9 July 2011 - Independence of the Republic of South Sudan

On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan becomes independent. The Security Council will recommend to the General Assembly its admission as a member of the United Nations on 13 July 2011. The General Assembly will vote by a majority of two thirds to admit the Republic of South Sudan as its 193rd Member State.

Learn more about Sudan and South Sudan and the new peacekeeping forces on the ground.

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