KHARTOUM, -- Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir has held talks with his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi, on the sidelines of the 28th Arab Summit which was held at Dead Sea, Jordan, this week, and affirmed the firm ties between the two countries and their keenness to maintain contacts in order to overcome any obstacle which may arise.

This was stated by Sudanese Foreign Minister Professor Ibrahim Ghandour in a media statement issued at Khartoum Airport here Thursday upon the return of President Al-Bashir from Jordan where he and President Al-Sisi affirmed the continuity of relations between Sudan and Egypt at all levels, especially at the levels of the foreign ministries and the security organs for surpassing any obstacles in the bilateral relations.

Prof. Ghandour indicated that during the summit, President Al-Bashir also met the newly-elected Somali President and congratulated him on his election, adding that President Al-Bashir assured the Somali President about Sudan's readiness to support Somalia, especially in the field of education.

President Al-Bashir announced Sudan's donation of 10,000 tons of sorghum to the food-deficient areas in Somalia.

The Somali President appreciated Sudan support to Somalia, especially in the fields of training and higher education.

President Al-Bashir was received on his return from Jordan by the First Vice-President and Prime Minister, Lieutenant-General Bakri Hassan Salih, and a number of Cabinet ministers and senior officials.

The President briefed the summit on Sudan's vision on a number of Arab issues, such as the support to the legitimate government in Yemen, the situation in Libya, the situation in Syria and the importance of peace and accord there, the situation in Iraq and the terrorist acts there as well as conditions in Somalia.

Source: NAM News Network

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