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Sunday, 20 May 2018

Al Bashir to Participate in Arab Summit

KHARTOUM - (Sudan Tribune) President Omer Al Bashir will travel to Saudi Arabia Saturday leading Sudan’s delegation to the 29th Arab Summit.

The summit will be held in Dammam capital of the eastern province, where the Palestinian issue, the Yemeni conflict and the Iranian involvement are likely to take centre stage.
Sudanese foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour took part Thursday in the preparatory meeting for the summit in Riyadh said the meeting supported Sudan’s efforts to be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.
In a related development, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman called President Al Bashir on Thursday to offer condolences on his nephew’s death.
The official news agency SUNA reported they agreed to meet on the sidelines of the Arab summit to discuss bilateral relations and regional and international issues of common concern.