Khartoum 10-8-2021 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed warm appreciation for the statements made by the group of friendly and brotherly countries during the interactive dialogue session held in Geneva last Wednesday, commending the great progress made in the human rights situation in Sudan, following the glorious December revolution, and their expression of satisfaction and support for the great efforts made by the transitional government in promoting and protecting the human rights situation in Sudan.

In press statement it  issued today, the ministry noted that the United Nations Human Rights Council did not consider, during the current year 2021, any resolution submitted on the human rights situation in Sudan for the first time since 1993, while the work of the 48th session of the Human Rights Council ended today, Friday the 8th  of October,  without presenting any draft resolution on the human rights situation in Sudan, which means that Sudan was left out of the Council's agenda for the next year as well.

The statement indicated that this is considered recognition by the international community of the continuous improvement of the human rights situation in Sudan after the political change that the country witnessed.

The statement emphasized that the transitional government has made great efforts for the enhancement and protection the human rights situation in Sudan, including the joining of the international human rights conventions, amending laws restricting freedoms to cope with international conventions, in addition to cooperation with the various regional and international human rights mechanisms.

The statement stressed that the step taken by the honorable council, and the statements made by the group of friendly and brotherly countries are an explicit admission of the improvement in the human rights situation in the country as a result of the efforts made by the transitional government and its various institutions, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, and the Permanent Mission of Sudan in Geneva.

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