CAIRO: A delegation of the Muslim Brotherhood’s (MB) bloc at the People’s Assembly met with Sudanese President Omar Al-Beshir on Monday, July 28, as part of their visit to Sudan “to show their support for Beshir during the conspiracies he is facing, especially from the International Criminal Court, the MB bloc said in a press statement.
The meeting involved discussions about the current crisis in Sudan and the MB’s objection to the allegations Al-Beshir is facing at the International Criminal Court. According to the statement, “the MB’s bloc is convinced that there is a political motive behind the allegations .which were definitely made to serve the interests of other countries.
The Sudanese President is facing possible arrest for alleged genocide in Darfur after International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo accused him last week of instructing his forces to annihilate three non-Arab tribes in the region, as well as ordering the murder, torture, pillaging and use of rape to commit genocide.
On his part, Al-Beshir praised Egypt and the MB’s stance and their support to Sudan during this crisis.
The delegation also met with Ahmed Ibrahiem Al-Taher, speaker of the Sudanese National Assembly, who also lauded the MB’s support.
“What is happening in Sudan needs tremendous Arab, Islamic and humanitarian efforts and support to Beshir, MB Secretary General Mahmoud Ezzat, previously told Daily News Egypt.
“We are doing the best we can with our limited resources, as we don’t have any money or power to support the Sudanese nation, we are sending MPs who are our most influential channel in order to show our support and our stance on the issue, he said.
“The Arab people and governments have to understand that we are all interdependent and whatever affects Sudan affects the national security of Egypt and other Arab countries on the short-run, Ezzat explained.
MP Mohamed Saad El-Katatney, head of the MB Bloc at the PA, is heading the delegation which includes Ibrahim Gaafary, Gamal Korany and three other MPs.