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Wednesday, 12 December 2018
 

Tripartite Meeting of Sudan, Chad, Niger Chiefs of Staff in Khartoum

Khartoum - (SUNA) The Tripartite meeting of top military officials of Sudan, Niger and Chad, took place in Khartoum to discuss how to secure border areas in the region.
The Sudan side was led by the Chief of Staffs, 1st Lt Gen Kamal Abdul Maaroof Al Mahi, the Niger side was headed by Lt Gen Ahmed Mohamed Chief of Staffs of the Armed Forces of Niger while the Chadian Delegation was headed by Lt Gen. Ibrahim Saeed, the Commander in Chief of the Chadian Armed Forces.
The meeting discussed means and way of boosting solidarity and working together to face challenges related to monitoring, protecting the borders, combating cross border crimes and waging war against terrorism and unruly elements while at the same time realizing security and stability in the region.
The meeting concluded with a stress on holding the meeting of the committee of experts from the three countries which will be convened in Ndjamena, Chad, in May to draw a document that would be the framework for monitoring and securing the borders of the three countries.
The two military officials from chad and Niger were received, separately, early in the day by the Chief of Staffs, who pointed out in the meeting that Sudan was keen to boost its cooperation with each the two countries. He said Sudan looks forwards to unification of the stands and efforts between Sudan and chad and Niger in a way that would achieve stability in the area and the region at large.
The Niger official, Lt Gen Ahmed Mohamed praised the relations linking his country to the Sudan pointing out to the eternal relations between the two and saying his country would cooperate and work with the Sudan to achieve the desired objectives.
Lt Gen Ibrahim Saeed of Chad has on his part expressed his deep joy to visit the Sudan and said the visit comes within the context of the concerted efforts and unification of visions between the Sudan, Chad and Niger for securing the borders, emanating from the Niamey meeting which was convened there at the beginning of the month.