Sudan: Minister of Defence Praises Sudanese – Turkish Relations

Khartoum — The Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibin Oaf, has appreciated the outstanding role being played by Turkey and its effective presence in the world as a strong political, military and economic force, indicating that Turkey was able to realize a genuine renaissance that has put it in advanced position. This

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South Sudan: As Ambassador Haley Visits South Sudan Tomorrow, Enough Project Urges Financial Pressures On Leaders to Address Crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is expected to arrive on Wednesday in South Sudan as part of her trip to Africa. Experts and analysts from the Enough Project and its investigative initiative, The Sentry, are available for comment and analysis. The Sentry has documented how key leaders in South Sudan have expropriated

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Sudan Trade Minister Urges Full Use of Resources

SMC- Minister of Trade Hatim Al-Sir has called for utilization of Sudan resources, historical relations and strategic location to achieve a comprehensive development, especially after the lifting of economic sanctions. Speaking at a workshop on insurance through the yellow card and the guarantee of customs warehouses organized by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern

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Washington Post Editorial Urges Egypt, Uganda and Ukraine to Stop Weapons Flow to South Sudan

SMC- A recent article written by the Washington Post, highlights the fact that the humanitarian disaster in South Sudan is man-made but suggests that it might be reversed with a number of measures including pressing Egypt, Uganda and Ukraine to stop the flow of arms to South Sudan. The article says that responsibility for the catastrophe in

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Saudi Arabia: We Will Continue with Demands to Remove Sudan from the US Terrorism List

SMC- President Omar al-Bashir said that not all US sanctions have been fully lifted highlighting that Sudan remains on the list of states sponsoring terrorism despite reports by the US State Department, which acknowledges that Sudan is not supporting terrorism and is cooperating to fight it. During a meeting with the Custodian of the Two Holy

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Italian Ambassador: Sudan Plays Increasing Role in Regional Stability

SMC- Italy’s ambassador to Sudan Fabrizio Lobasso said Italy’s attaches special importance to Sudan as a key pillar in the Horn of Africa, adding that Sudan is gaining more credibility to be a privileged partner in the international community to maintain stability in the region. He stressed the existence of direct cooperation between the Italian

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Sudan, JICA Continue to Work Towards Sustainable Development

SMC- The State Minister at the Ministry of International Cooperation, Somia A’akad and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) agreed on continuing joint consultation in framework of the sustainable development. JICA is involved in a number of development projects across Sudan’s different states. During her meeting with Hiro Tacoma, the Deputy Resident Representative of JICA in Sudan, she

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Sudan: Trade Minister Calls for Utilization of Sudan’s Resources for Economic Sanctions Post-Lifting Period

Khartoum — The Minister of Trade Hatim Al-Sir has called for utilization of Sudan resources, historical relations and strategic location to achieve comprehensive development in the coming stage, especially after the lifting of economic sanctions. In his address, at the Corinthia Hotel Monday, to the workshop on insurance through the yellow card and the guarantee

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UN decorates Rwandan police peacekeepers in South Sudan

At least 239 Rwandan police peacekeepers serving as Formed Police Unit (FPU) under the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNIMSS) were, on Tuesday, decorated with service medals for their outstanding peacekeeping role in the world’s youngest nation. The officers were particularly recognised for their peacekeeping role in Malakal region of Upper Nile, where they

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Ethiopia sends 200 peacekeepers to South Sudan

Ethiopia sent 200 peacekeepers over the weekend to South Sudan to help stabilize the war-torn east African nation, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. Meles Alem, spokesperson for the Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told Xinhua that the peacekeepers were sent in line with a United Nations resolution to stabilize South Sudan. The UN Security

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