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Saturday, 18 November 2017

FM Chairs Sudan Delegation to UN General Assembly

Khartoum - Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour will start today a visit to the United States heading Sudan delegation participating in meetings of the 72nd Session

of the UN General Assembly, which convene this year under the theme “Focusing on People, Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet."
FVP, National Prime Minister, 1st Lt. General Bakri Hassan Saleh was briefed on arrangements for the participation of Sudan in the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, which will begin on September 18 in New York.
This came during his meeting, here yesterday, with Prof. Ghandour, who said that the meeting will be preceded by a meeting with some officials of the US administration on the developments of the relationship between Khartoum and Washington, indicating that he will also participate in the meeting of IGAD countries, which will be held on the twenty-ninth of September in Brussels, indicating that the FVP stressed the importance of Sudan's participation in the activities of regional and international organizations.
Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman, Ambassador Qariballah Al-Khidir told SUNA that the Foreign Minister will deliver Sudan address before the Assembly on 23 September and meet his counterparts from sisterly and brotherly countries on the sideline of the UN General Assembly meetings as well as the UN Secretary-General.
He added the Minister will also participate in high-profile activities to be held on fringes of the meetings, top of which are high-level meetings on South Sudan, Central African Republic, peacekeeping operations and demographic returns in Africa.

Ambassador Qareeb Alla further added the Foreign Minister will meet a number of US administration officials in Washington to discuss bilateral issues of concern to the two countries.

The Minister, he said, will head to Belgian capital, Brussels on 29 September to partake in meeting between the IGAD Foreign Ministers and European Union.