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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

AU Expresses Solidarity with the Sudanese in the Face of Decision Banning their Entry to US

Khartoum- The African Union (AU) has expressed its full solidarity with Sudan, Libya and Somalia in the face of the decision of the Administration of US President Donald Trump banning entry of the nationals of the three countries to US, reiterating solidarity among the African States in the face of challenges.
President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir returned home Tuesday evening from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, after attending the 28th African summit.
President Al Bashir was received at Khartoum Airport upon return by Vice President Hassabo Mohamed Abdul Rahman, ministers and other senior government officials.
The summit was attended by 37 heads of state and government of the African countries.
The Chairman of the current session of the AU, Guinean President Alpha Conde, said in a statement during the closing session of the African summit that the African Union declares its full solidarity with the states of Sudan, Libya and Somalia in the face of the decision of the administration of President Trump banning entry of their citizens to US.
In the meantime, the new Commissioner of Social Affairs at the African Union, Amira Al Fadil, Sudan, took the oath of the AU, in accordance of the constituent charter of the Union, of commitment to work for the benefit of the African continent and its peoples.
Chairman of the AU Commission Musa Faki, his deputy and the six commissioners were also sworn in.
It is worth mentioning that the 28th session of the African summit witnessed approval of the return of Morocco to the African Union.
The elections of the commissioners of the economic affairs and human resources were postponed to the summit of next June.