Sisi, Sudan’s Al-Bashir to meet in October on mutual relations

Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in media statements on Tuesday that Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir will meet his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo in October, MENA news agency reported.

According to Sudanese foreign ministry spokesperson Qarib Allah Khader, the two presidents will meet in Cairo on 5 October to discuss bilateral relations, reported Sudan’s Al-Sudany newspaper.

Khader added that the two presidents will discuss the possibility of holding a summit meeting with the prime minister of Ethiopia about the developments in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Last week, President El-Sisi stated in a lengthy interview in Egyptian state-owned newspapers that the negotiations on the technical studies into the impact of the GERD were progressing and that they were reassuring for Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Source: Ahram Online

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