Khartoum- President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir leaves on Sunday for the State of Kuwait as part of a Gulf tour that also includes the United Arab Emirates
(UAE) to support the efforts of the Emir of Kuwait for resolving the Gulf crisis.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, speaking over a program of Omdurman Radio yesterday, pointed out that the visit comes to affirm the role of Sudan supporting the initiative of the State Kuwait to end the crisis among the brothers in the Gulf.
Ghandour reaffirmed continuation of the strategic relations with China and searching for partners from all over the world for realizing the higher interests of the Sudan.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit is due to visit Khartoum next week at the invitation of the President of the Republic to discuss a number of joint issues.
Ghandour reaffirmed keenness of Sudan on realization of stability in South Sudan, referring to the prominent role Sudan plays as part of the efforts being exerted by the IGAD and other bodies concerned with realization of peace in South Sudan.
He reiterated Sudan’s keenness on realization of security and stability in South Sudan and extending of the humanitarian aid to the affected people there.
Regarding delaying of the final lifting of the American sanctions on Sudan, Ghandour pointed out that it sends a negative signal to the armed movements in Sudan that would lead to their intransigence and insistence on continuation of the war, warning of military escalation and any attempt to destabilize the security of the country.
He called on the armed movements to resort to wisdom and join the peace march.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs said all American and international reports affirmed that Sudan fulfilled all its commitment on the five tracks.
He pointed out that the issue of human rights was not among the five tracks, saying that Sudan is proud of its human right record.