UN Special Rapporteur Welcomes US Decision to Lift Sudan Sanctions

Report from UN Human Rights Council Published on 09 Oct 2017 — View Original GENEVA (9 October 2017) – A UN human rights expert has praised the US decision to lift sanctions against Sudan after two decades of enforcement. The Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human

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Minister of Transport Promises Return of Sudan Airways, Heathrow Line

SMC- Sudan Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, Makawi Mohamed Awad, has promised the return of the air transportation sector to its former status by benefiting from the lifting of the US economic sanctions, and specifically the restoration of the Heathrow line. During his press statement on the lifting of the economic sanctions, he noted that the coming

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Al-Bashir thanks Kings Salman on Saudi efforts to lift US economic sanctions

The President of Sudan, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, on Monday spoke to King Salman bin Abdulaziz expressing his thanks and appreciation for the support of the King and the efforts of the Saudi government to help partially lift the 20-year-old US economic sanctions on Sudan. In turn King Salman expressed his congratulations on lifting the sanctions,

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British Officials Discuss Investment Opportunities in Sudan

SMC- The British embassy in Khartoum announced on Sunday the arrival of economic officials to Sudan for talks in the fields of trade and investment. According to a press release of the embassy the head of the International Trade Department for North Africa, Daniel Rathwell, and Infrastructure and Finance Advisor Eric Olania, arrived in Khartoum

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US Company To Construct Silos Across Sudan

SMC- The exclusive agent of a group of US companies in the Sudan and the Middle East, Mohammed Babeker, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Weira Engineering Company, approved the agreement of the largest US companies SCAFCO for the construction of silos throughout Sudan after the decision to lift the economic sanctions on Sudan.

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Sudan: Join Security Talks Between Gedarif State and Ethiopia Amhara Region Commence

Gedarif. — The joint security talks between Gedarif State and Ethiopia region of Amhara started in Bahir Dar city , Sunday. Governor of Gedarif State, Engineer , Mirghani Saleh Sid Ahmed affirmed, while he addressing the opening sitting, eternal of deeply rooted ties between the two brotherly people and called for addressing security dossier so

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India’s ONGC Videsh Expects Sudan to Clear $400 Million Dues as U.S. Lifts Sanctions: Executive

Reuters| Oct 09, 2017  Oil production from ONGC Videsh’s three blocks in Sudan has declined to about 25,000 barrels per day from 48,000 bpd since last November. India’s ONGC Videsh expects Sudan to clear about $400 million owed to the state-run energy company after the lifting of the U.S. sanctions, its managing director N.K. Verma said

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Sudan currency gets boost from sanctions relief

KHARTOUM, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Sudan’s currency strengthened to 18.5 pounds to the dollar from 20.2 on the black market on Sunday, the first day of business since the United States lifted trade sanctions, raising a glimmer of hope for recovery in the war-torn country. The decision to suspend 20-year sanctions and lift a trade

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With U.S. lifting of sanctions, Sudan Airways seeks post-embargo Boeing, Airbus spare parts

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s national carrier aims to revive its fleet by procuring new components from Boeing and Airbus after Washington lifted its 20-year-old trade embargo on Khartoum, a minister said Sunday. Sudan Airways, one of the oldest airlines in Africa, has 12 of its 14-strong fleet of aircraft grounded after failing to source spare parts

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