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International community pledge to support Sudan during transition

August 7 - 2019 ADDIS ABABA / KHARTOUM
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Representatives of the international community continue to express their support for peaceful transition in Sudan following the signing of the Constitutional Declaration on Sunday.

African Union

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki, underlined on Monday, that the AU welcomed the signing by the Sudanese parties of the Constitutional Document following the approval of the political declaration signed earlier by the Sudanese parties.

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission
Moussa Faki (File photo: SUNA)


A statement issued by the AU Commission said this development lays the practical foundations for a democratic transition for a civilian-led government in Sudan, describing it as major achievement for the African continent.


The Head of the Political Committee of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt Gen Yasir El Atta received, the German Envoy, the General Director of the African, Latin American and the Middle East Administration at the German Foreign Ministry, Ambassador, Philipp Ackermann, at the Republican Palace in Khartoum today.

Lt Gen Yasir El Atta receives German Envoy Philipp Ackermann
at the Republican Palace in Khartoum today (Picture: SUNA)


The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reports that the meeting discussed, among other issues, the developments of the situations in the country following the signing of the Constitutional Declaration between the TMC and the FFC.

The German diplomat announced that his country welcomes the agreement between the Sudanese parties and supports Sudan in all fields to overcome the economic challenges.

He underlined that his country was watching closely, the current developments in Sudan, lauding the wisdom of the Sudanese people through which they ended their differences and signed the political and constitutional agreements.


The Jordanian ambassador to Sudan, Mahmoud El Khazaala underscored the firmness of Jordan’s relations with Sudan referring to a “great and effective role in Arab issues”.

He affirmed in a statement to SUNA his country keenness over Sudan’ stability and security , indicating to distinguished position of Sudan in African continent as a gateway for Middle East to Africa.

The Jordanian ambassador lauded Sudan’s stance toward the Palestinian cause.

He further added that the FA Ministry in Jordan issued a statement on Wednesday in which it blessed the agreement of the Sudanese parties on the Constitutional Declaration.

Ambassador El Khazaala said Jordan wants to see a united Sudan to confront the challenges, saying Sudan is blessed with competencies in all fields and resources as well.


The Head of the Security Committee of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt Gen Jamal Omar, received Nicholas Fink Haysom, special adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General who is currently visiting Sudan, at his Khartoum office.

During the meeting, SUNA reports that Gen Omar briefed Haysom on the political developments in the country and the signing of the Constitutional Declaration.

Lt Gen Jamal Omar receives Nicholas Fink Haysom, special adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General,
in Khartoum today (Photo: SUNA)


He conveyed via him an invitation from the TMC to the UN Secretary-General to attend the official signing of the Constitutional Document on August 17, underlining the importance of UN support to Sudan in the coming period.

Haysom affirmed the keenness of the UN to support Sudan during the coming period, especially with record to the economic reform.

Haysom also met with the head of the opposition Sudan Congress Party, Omar El Degeir, on Tuesday.

SUNA reported that the UN Official discussed the UN role in pushing forward the peace process, democratic transition, and development of Sudan’s economy.

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