Khartoum, May 14 (SUNA) - Sudan has announced its desire to benefit from the Rwandan experience in community reconciliation and economic development, and renewed its commitment to the principles of non-impunity, the rule of law, respect for human rights, and the formation of institutions entrusted with doing that.
This was expressed by the acting Director of the African Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Al-Zain Ibrahim Hussein, at the Rwandan diplomatic mission’s celebration at Salam Rotana Hotel in Khartoum on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, in the presence of heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Khartoum and representatives of the regional and international organizations.
He stressed that commemorating this memory means remembering the pain of the victims and mourning the souls of mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, friends and relatives whose blood was shed without guilt, pointing to the importance of commemorating this anniversary annually, to prevent it from happening in the future.
He called for working together to combat the speech of hate, violence xenophobia and marginalizing the other and to respect human rights, praising the Rwandan leadership in healing the wound of the past and working for success of civil reconciliations and trial of the perpetrators of crimes.
Ambassador Al-Zain said that Rwanda has become a model to be followed in the continent, especially for the comprehensive progress and renaissance that it has achieved.
He stressed that Sudan serious need to benefit from the Rwandan experience in reconciliation and economic development, and conveyed Sudan's desire to benefit from the experiences of Rwanda in the fields of societal reconciliations and enhancing the role of women, youth in the national building.
He also affirmed Sudan's sincere desire to enhance its cooperation with Rwanda, in order to achieve national reconciliation and economic progress for the benefit of the peoples of the two countries and the peoples of the region.