Sudanese-American talks held in Khartoum
The meeting was held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the afternoon of 2017/11/16 session of official Sudanese-American talks led by Foreign Minister Professor Ibrahim Ghandour and US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. The Sudanese side was attended by the Minister of Finance and National Economy, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces, the Humanitarian Aid Commissioner, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, the National Security and Intelligence Service, and the Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Sudan to the United States of America. American officials from the relevant agencies and the Charge d’affaires of the United States Embassy in Sudan.
In his opening remarks, the Foreign Minister expressed his appreciation for the progress made by the five-track plan dialogue, which led to the lifting of the US economic sanctions on the Sudan in full, praising the commitment of the American side to the benefits of the constructive engagement plan during the previous phase. North Korea and the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
For his part, Deputy US Secretary of State expressed his happiness with the resumption of dialogue between the two countries, which was launched during the era of the former American president, and continued until the lifting of economic sanctions, considering this visit as the start of the second phase of constructive dialogue between the two countries aimed at enhancing positive results and achieving further progress In the course of bilateral cooperation in various fields in order to lift the name of the Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism and the full normalization of relations to serve the interests of the peoples of the two countries.
The talks dealt with the opportunities and fields of bilateral cooperation in various economic, technical and cultural aspects, as well as stressing the need to continue coordination and cooperation at the regional and international levels in issues of mutual concern.