RUSSIAN DEPUTY ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF CA;;S O SUDANESE DEFENCE MINISTER

Sudanese Defence Minister Lieutenant-General Awad Mohamed Ahmed Bin Aouf received here Thursday the visiting Russian Army Deputy Chief of Staff, General Alexander Alexitic, and re-affirmed Sudan's keenness to develop relations with Russia and build partnership in various domains, particularly in the defence fields.

The Russian Army Deputy Chief of Staff arrived to Khartoum early this week on a visit to the Sudan.

The Minister for Defence expressed his happiness to receive the Deputy Chief of Staff and commended the visit as an important one which comes following the historic visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to Russia.

He expressed the hope that the visit of the Russian official would bear fruitful results.

The Russian visitor expressed satisfaction over the outcome of his visit and what had been achieved, while re-affirming his country's keenness to strengthen relations with Sudan in the interest of the two countries and the two friendly peoples.

Source: NAM News Network

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