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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Sudan and Britain Agree on Consultations at International Arenas

Khartoum – Sudan and Britain have agreed on following up of what had been agreed upon by the two sides during the meetings of the second session of the strategic dialogue between the two countries, especially concerning exchanges of visits at the highest level during the coming period and enhancing coordination and consultation at the international arenas and on issues of mutual concern.
The first session of the committee on strategic consultations between the two countries was held in Khartoum last March, representing the first of its kind at this level in 25 years. It was followed by the meetings of the second session of the strategic dialogue, which was held in London recently.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdulghani Al Naiem, reviewed in a meeting Monday with the Ambassador of Britain to Sudan, Michael Aaron, outcome of the meetings of the second session of strategic dialogue, which was held recently in London.
Ambassador Aaron referred during the meeting with the Undersecretary to the Britain Week, which the embassy intends to organize during the first third of next December, noting that the occasion will include economic and cultural activities.
The meetings of the strategic consultations committee had discussed ways and means of boosting the bilateral relations between the two countries in all political, economic and cultural fields besides the regional and international issues of mutual concern, such as combating illegal migration and human trafficking.
The official spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gariballah Khidir, said in a press statement, a copy of which was received by Ashorooq Network, that the Undersecretary discussed with the Ambassador outcome of the London meetings, which was also touched on the economic, cultural, scientific and training fields.
He pointed out that agreement was reached during the meeting on continuation of the strategic dialogue as well as maintaining coordination and follow up for working to achieve progress in the bilateral relations in fields.