Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday concluded an official visit to Sudan.
Upon his departure, the Foreign Minister Asma Mohamed Abdullah announced a joint communique about the two countries’ agreements.
“The Republic of Sudan and Eritrea have agreed to cooperate in the following fields. Cooperation in the defence and military fields, including the ground forces, the air force, the marine forces, the defence industries, training and medical services,” the communique said.
The two sides have also agreed to cooperate in the security fields, including exchange of information, capacity building and combat of organized cross-border crimes, it noted.
President Afewerki paid a generous visit to Sudan accompanied by a high-level delegation from 14-15 September 2019, during which he met with the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council Lt. Gen. Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan, and discussed the political and security issues of common concern.
The visit was dominated by a spirit of fraternity and a constructive discussion on issues of common concern which expressed the willingness of the leadership of the two countries to turn to broader horizons in their cooperation based on the strong historical relations between the peoples of Sudan and Eritrea.