Arab League meets Sudan’s army commander, deposed PM in Khartoum

Sami Hegazi
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The Arab League delegation, headed by Ambassador Hossam Zaki, has concluded its two-day visit to Khartoum after meeting several Sudanese officials and figures, the most prominent of whom were Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, the Armed Forces Commander, and Abdalla Hamdok, the deposed Prime Minister.

The delegation delivered a verbal message from Secretary-General of Arab League Ahmed Aboul-Gheit to Al-Burhan that the pan-Arab bloc supports the transitional process in Sudan and calls for continuing the partnership between the military and civil sides until holding general elections.

Al-Burhan stressed the Sudanese Armed Forces’ commitment to support the democratic transition of power and full openness to regional efforts to support the Sudanese dialogue to achieve stability in the country.

The delegation also discussed with Hamdok the challenges facing the transitional process and the efforts being made to support constructive dialogue between the various components of the transitional process.

During the meetings, Ambassador Zaki affirmed the Arab League’s principled position to support the existing Sudanese dialogue and reduce all forms of tension, allowing efforts to achieve Sudanese aspirations for the success of the transitional process based on respect for constitutional documents and peace agreements signed over the past two years.

Zaki affirmed the Arab League’s full readiness to support all the steps required from Sudan to achieve the power transition process. He also expressed his full confidence in the wisdom of the Sudanese leaders and that they will succeed in overcoming all current challenges.

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