Casablanca, Morocco (ADV) – Sudan’s Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed discussed with a visiting delegation from the UK House of Commons and House of Lords ways to promote bilateral cooperation between the two countries, particularly on human rights issues.
In a press release on Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Gharib Allah Khidir said the two sides praised the evolving relations in light of the strategic dialogue between the two countries which covers all aspect of joint cooperation.
According to the press release, Ahmed briefed the delegation on Sudan’s efforts to achieve peace in the region particularly South Sudan and Central African Republic (CAR), pointing to international community’s support for South Sudan’s peace process.
Sudan’s top diplomat also welcomed the positive developments in the region, saying the recent agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea would have a positive impact on stability and development in the Horn of Africa.
Also, Ahmed pointed out that Sudan and the United States would engage in the second phase of normalization talks soon, praising the UK efforts in this regard.
For their part, the British parliamentarians praised Sudan’s efforts to achieve peace in South Sudan which culminated in the signing of a peace agreement ending the war in the newborn nation.
It is noteworthy that the UK legislators’ delegation has arrived in Khartoum on Sunday. It is made up of Labour MPs David Drew and Liz McInnes, Conservative MP James Duddridge, and Liberal Democrat Peer Baroness Shas Sheehan.
© Bur-csa – Oumaima Mourtada – African Daily Voice (ADV)