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President of Sovereignty Council Returns Home After Visiting UAE 

Khartoum, May 10(SUNA)-President of the Transitioanl Sovereignty Council(TSC), Gen. Abdul Fattah Al –burhan concluded a two-day visit  to  the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and  returned  home Monday.

 He was received  at Khartoum airport by the TSC Secretary-General ,Lt. Gen. Mohamed Al Ghali Ali Yousif .

 Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Khalid Omar Yousif , who accompanied the TSC President during the visit  said in press statement  that the visit was a response to invitation  from the Crown Prine H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, describing the visit as  fruitful and successful.

The Minister stated that the two sides held  a sitting of talks at Al Shati Palace  in Abu Dhabi  co-chaired by President Al Burhan  and H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and in presence  of Minister of Presidential Affairs  in UAE, Mansour Bin Zayed, disclosing  that  the two sides discussed  issue of  impediment of  bank transfers between Sudan and UAE.

He added that  the UAE side  pledged to remove obstacles  and organize visit to  Governor of Central Bank of Sudan after Eid Al Fitr for that purpose.

The Minister further added that the two sides  discussed  Sudan’s import of oil products  and that the two sides reached agreements  to be referred to Ministry of Energy for further discussion with the UAE side.

 Khalid noted that Sudan and  the UAE also tackled  the regional issues  of   concern to the two  countries and people.

The Minister said  the meeting discussed  issue of the Renaissance Dam and developments along Sudan-Ethiopia borders , stressing that Sudan  conveyed to UAE its clear position  in agreement which solved the issue since 1972.

On GERD, the  Minister  said Sudan conveyed  its firm position  that the issue should  be solved  via negotiation  and importance of reaching  binding agreement on filling and operation of the Dam.


Source: SUNA

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