SUDAN, EGYPT AGREE ON COORDINATION OVER REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

KHARTOUM, Sudan and Egypt, on Wednesday, agreed to coordinate with each other on regional and international issues.

Meetings of the Joint Sudanese-Egyptian Ministerial Committee concluded in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, chaired by Sudan’s Foreign Minister, Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry.

According to a joint communique issued after the meetings, the two sides agreed to enhance coordination on situations in South Sudan, Libya, Syria, the Middle East and the Horn of Africa Region, and to promote regional and international peace and stability.

The two countries agreed to sign 12 memorandums of understanding (MoU’s) and a programme of diplomatic cooperation between the Sudanese foreign ministry and the Egyptian ministry of international cooperation and investment.

The programme also included cooperation in foreign trade, establishment of a model farm for horticultural crops, youths and sports, TV and radio, higher education, health, immigration, administrative reform, development of Sudanese human resources and a media code of honour between the two countries.

The MoU’s are expected to be officially signed on Thursday (today), in the presence of the Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir and his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is expected to arrive in Khartoum on Thursday.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK