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German delegation briefs Sudan officials on Berlin forum

March 3 - 2015 KHARTOUM
Sudan's opposition leaders sign the Berlin position paper, 27 February 2015 (Dabanga)
Sudan's opposition leaders sign the Berlin position paper, 27 February 2015 (Dabanga)

A senior delegation from the German Foreign Ministry briefed Foreign Minister Ali Karti on Monday, on the Berlin forum, attended by the Sudan Appeal signatories between 24 and 27 February.

Karti expressed his appreciation for the concern of the German government regarding the developments in Sudan. He stressed that the world today knows exactly, who is Sudan is keen to reach peace in the country, and who seeks to undermine peace and stability efforts, the state-owned Sudan News Agency reported.

The news agency quoted the German delegation as saying that some opposition groups are prepared to compromise, and enter into dialogue with the government, more than others. The German officials lauded the support of the Sudanese authorities in letting the opposition leaders travel to Berlin, considering it a positive step towards the national ​​dialogue process.

The delegation is scheduled to meet with the first deputy president of the Republic, Lt. Col. Bakri Hassan Saleh, assistant to the President, Dr Ibrahim Ghandour, the director of the National Security and Intelligence Service, Mohamed Atta El Moula, as well as with the Minister of Finance and National Economy, and the Minister of Water Resources and Electricity. They will also meet with the Minister of Justice and the head of the Humanitarian Aid Commission.

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