Egyptian FM to Visit Khartoum on Thursday



Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will visit Khartoum on Thursday to hold talks with his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour.

The Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt, Abdel Mahmoud Abdel Halim, described the visit as a ‘important’, pointing out that its an opportunity to discuss issues in all fields political, economic and consulate and exchanging views.

He said in a press statement, “I hope that the visit will contribute in resolving recent strife between the two countries”, calling for not allowing the tension to permeate among citizens.

He added: “The hopes are still on the relations between Khartoum and Cairo based on mutual interests and mutual respect despite the media chaos and unresolved and sensitive issues, as Halaib issue.

He stressed that the failure to resolve the issue will continue to disturb the relations between the two countries, pointing out that the solution is to stopping the unilateral Egyptian measures in the triangle and then sits down and negotiates or referring to the international arbitration