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Sisi affirms full support for Sudan's security, stability

Sunday 26/May/2019 - 02:02 PM
The Reference

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday affirmed Egypt's full support to Sudan's security and stability, as well as the free will and choices of its people aiming at reaching a better future and preserving the state institutions.

Meeting head of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) Abdul Fattah al Burhan, Sisi expressed Egypt's readiness provide all means of support for brothers in Sudan to address the current challenges in line with the aspirations of the Sudanese people away from external interference, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

The two leaders held a bilateral talks session, followed by an expanded meeting attended by Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Head of the General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel.

Sisi said the visit reflects eternal ties that unite the people of the Nile Valley, the historical bond between Egypt and Sudan, as well as the unity of destiny and the common interest that binds the two brotherly peoples.

In turn, Burhan hailed the close relations between Egypt and Sudan, praising the existing efforts to enhance the bonds of mutual cooperation in various fields.

He also praised Egypt's unlimited support for the Sudanese people and their choices.

The Sudanese leader reviewed developments in Sudan and efforts to deal with the situation there.

Sisi expressed confidence in the ability of the Sudanese people and state institutions to restore stability, achieve security and preserve the capabilities of the country, stressing the importance of joining together regional and international efforts to help the brotherly Sudan to achieve the benefits of this stage and to address the economic crisis.

 He also stressed Egypt's keenness to continue cooperation with Sudan in all files of mutual interest and to push forward the implementation of joint development projects, such as electricity and railways, so as to achieve prosperity and progress for the peoples of the two countries.