SUDANESE F.M. DUE IN SOUTH SUDAN’S CAPITAL FRIDAY WITH MESSAGE FOR PRESIDENT

KHARTOUM, Sudan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs-cum-Presidential Envoy, Dr Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, leaves for the South Sudan capital, Juba, on Friday carrying a message from President Omer al-Bashir for his South Sudanese counterpart, President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

The message deals with the arrangements for the signing of the peace agreement reached between the rival South Sudanese group, set for this Sunday in Khartoum.

Ghareeb Allah Al Khidir, the official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the Foreign Minister will also meet South Sudan’s First Vice-President, Taban Deng, and Vice-President Wanig Igga in Juba.

He added that Dr Dirdiri will also have discussions with his South Sudanese counterpart focusing on horizons of cooperation between the two countries and co-ordination of their stands in international and regional forums.

These talks will be preceded by discussions at the level of under-secretaries in the two foreign ministries, dealing with boosting co-operation in the political and economic fields, the spokesperson said.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK