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Sudan: Mumtaz Heads Sudan Delegation for Emergency Meeting of Arab League’s Council

Khartoum — The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hamid Mumtaz, has led Sudan delegation for the emergency meeting of the Arab League’s Council at the ministerial level in Cairo, which was demanded by Saudi Arabia. The meeting has issued a statement condemning the launching of a ballistic missile from the Yemeni lands to target Riyadh,

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Turkey minister to visit Sudan for Islamic culture meet

Turkish Culture Minister Numan Kurtulmus will visit Sudan for the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)’s 10th culture ministers’ conference, according to a ministry statement released Monday. At the event, which will run from Tuesday to Thursday of this week, Kurtulmus will meet his counterparts from several fellow Islamic countries, according to the statement.

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Qatar Chamber reviews economic cooperation with Sudan

Qatar Chamber (QC) vice chairman Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Towar met with a high level Sudanese delegation headed by governor of North Kurdufan Ahmed Mohamed Haroon at the chamber, yesterday. The meeting focused on enhancing cooperation relations in economy, trade, investment in agriculture and food security sectors. Both sides affirmed the importance of developing trade

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Sudan military receives new Russian fighter jets, weeks after U.S. lifts sanctions

Sudan has taken delivery of the first tranche of advanced Russian-made fighter jets into its military arsenal, only weeks after the Trump administration opted to relieve Khartoum from some of the harshest international political and economic sanctions levied against any country, Sudanese military officials declined to comment on how many Russian-made Su-35 fighters were delivered

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Sudan: New measures set to stem fall in currency

Sudan announced new economic and financial measures on Monday to stop the sharp drop of the local currency against the U.S. dollar. After a high-level meeting headed by President Omar al-Bashir, the government threatened to punish black market traders with capital charges of undermining the national economy, financing terrorism, and money laundering. Sudanese Attorney General

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East Africa: Regional Troops Begin Training in Eastern Sudan

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will Monday begin wide-ranging military exercises in Sudan, official said. Sudanese Defence minister Mohamed Ali Salim told a press conference in Khartoum that 10 countries would take part in the exercise in eastern Sudan. The more than 1,000 troops are from Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti, Seychelles, Rwanda, Burundi,

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UK to Host Sudan’s First Ever Global Investment Summit

SMC- Following the lifting of sanctions on Sudan last month after a period of twenty years,  Developing Markets Associates (DMA) has been asked by the Government of Sudan to host the first UK-Sudan Trade & Investment Forum. The Forum will be the country’s first ever global investment summit and the first to be held in

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Political Consultation Committee Meetings Begin Between Sudan And Tunis

SMC- The government of Sudan has announced on Sunday the start of the meetings of the political consultation committee between Sudan and Tunisia on December 4 in Tunis. The meetings will be chaired by the foreign ministers of the two countries. Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour discussed with Tunisian Ambassador to Khartoum Emad Rahmouni the arrangements being made

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President of Sudan to visit Russia on November 23

President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir will visit Russia on Thursday, November 23, Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters. “The information about the Thursday meeting has been confirmed,” he said. “Yes, they [the presidents of Russia and Sudan] will hold a meeting,” the Kremlin aide added. Sudan’s Ambassador to Russia Nadir Yusif El-Tayeb Babiker earlier

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Sudan Tightens Border Control to Prevent Weapons Smuggling

SMC- The Higher Committee for the Collection of Weapons has instructed to tighten control on border crossings in a bid to prevent the smuggling of unregulated vehicles. Speaking during a committee meeting on Sunday, Sudan’s Vice-President Hassabo Mohamed Abdel-Rahman who also heads the committee instructed to provide the necessary facilities for the licensing of the unregulated vehicles.

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