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Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Al Bashir, Al-Sisi Summit in Khartoum Today to Discuss Regional and International Issues

Khartoum – Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi arrives here today in his first visit after winning the recent presidential elections, and the fifth one since he has assumed

the presidency, where the summit will discuss the joint political, economic and security files.
The summit and the joint meetings will also discuss the affairs of the two communities, besides the issues of the Red Sea, water security, regional threat, and issues of South Sudan, Libya, Palestinian and Syrian causes.
The joint talks will tackle also  the agreement signed between the two countries, and the developments of the negotiations between the warring parties of South Sudan, while the ministers of irrigation, water and electricity, and foreign will hold bilateral meetings.
Al-Sisi’s accompanying delegation includes ministers of foreign, resources, irrigation, agriculture and Defense.
Sudanese Ambassador to Cairo, Ambassador Abdul Mahmoud Abdul Halim said, in press statements, that there is great welcome  to the visit of the Egyptian President, indicating that the relations between the two countries are joint ones, especially that Sudan and Egypt are one people living in two countries, affirming that the historical and popular relations between the two countries are very good, but the economic ones are below aspiration, despite the existence of huge economic potentials  to strengthen  tis relations.
For his part, the Egyptian Ambassador to Sudan, Osama Shaltout said, in press statements, that visit will tackle several issues, including political and trade relations , besides addressing regional and international  threats and risks and other several issues, adding that the two presidents will tackle means of supporting bilateral relations, indicating that the relations witnessed further development, bilateral meetings and activating of many agreements, including electricity connection, opening of crossings, besides cooperation in security, economic, and trade areas.