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Foreign Minister Appreciates Progress in Relations with Britain


Khartoum, April 9 (SUNA)- The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, received Monday a delegation of the British House of Lords and appreciated the progress in the bilateral relations with Britain in all domains.
Prof. Ghandour hoped that the coming session of the strategic dialogue between Sudan and Egypt will be held in Khartoum during the next two weeks.
He welcomed the experiment of the Sudanese - British dialogue which has remarkably contributed to bringing together the views of the two sides and drawing a clear-cut vision for enhancing the bilateral relations, attributing this success in the strategic dialogue to its frankness, transparency and inclusiveness to the issues of the cooperation between Sudan and Britain.
The Foreign Minister has briefed the delegation of the House of Lords on the internal political situation in Sudan and implementation of the recommendations of the National Dialogue Conference which was joined by all the political forces in Sudan.
The briefing also referred to the progress achieved in the security and peace process in Darfur, South Kordofan and the Blue Nile, pointing the decision of the President of the Republic on unilateral cease-fire toward achieving peace.
Prof. Ghandour has asserted the firm position of the government in adopting dialogue as means for solving all problems, calling on all the political forces to contribute to the coming efforts which include formulation of the permanent Constitution of Sudan.
He reiterated the commitment of the government to guarantee all the freedoms included in the constitution.
Meanwhile, member of the British House of Lord have expressed their pleasure to visit Sudan, indicating that they are following all the positive developments in the country.
They stated that their visit to Sudan is aimed for getting informed on the situation in Sudan and supporting peace and stability in the country and the region.
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