Sudan – 20 May 2016

President Stresses Sudan Keenness to Boost Relations with Central African Republic

President Omar Bashir on Monday reaffirmed Sudan’s commitment to boost bilateral relations with the Central African Republic, to achieve the joint interests.

The president of the Republic on Monday received Mr. Bencambo Email, the special envoy of the president of the Central African Republic to the Sudan.

The Envoy has stressed that boosting relations between the two countries would help overcome many of the challenges in the borderline area, referring to the leading role Sudan play and its place with the CAR people. He said it was imperative the two sides cooperate in the establishment of economic projects given the huge potential and natural resources the two sides enjoy.


Sudan Seeks US Visa for President al-Bashir

The Sudan government hopes the Obama administration will grant a visa to President Omar al-Bashir to attend this year’s United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Information Minister Ahmed Bilal said President Bashir has been invited by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to attend the General Assembly in September. He said the United States is obligated, as host of the United Nations, to grant a visa to President Bashir.

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