South Sudan's president Salva Kiirr, left, and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir stand on the podium at the start of independence celebrations in Juba, South Sudan, Saturday, July 9, 2011. South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time on Saturday, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens swarmed the capital of Juba to celebrate the country's birth. (AP Photo/David Azia)

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South Sudan's president Salva Kiirr, left, and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir stand on the podium at the start of independence celebrations in Juba, South Sudan, Saturday, July 9, 2011. South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time on Saturday, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens swarmed the capital of Juba to celebrate the country's birth. (AP Photo/David Azia)
South Sudan's president Salva Kiirr, left, and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir stand on the podium at the start of independence celebrations in Juba, South Sudan, Saturday, July 9, 2011. South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time on Saturday, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens swarmed the capital of Juba to celebrate the country's birth. (AP Photo/David Azia)
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