Macron receives Hamdouk

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Macron receives Hamdouk

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, Monday received the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdallah Hamdok, who is visiting France in response of the invitation from the President of France.


The meeting tackled bilateral relations and ways to strengthen the cooperation between Sudan and France, especialy in the economic field, for the interest of the two countries.

 The President of France, Emanuel Macron, announced that his country will provide Sudan with a grant of 60 million euros, 15 million euros of which will be approved in the coming weeks by France Development Agency.

At a joint press conference Monday at Elysee Palace with the visiting Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdok stressed that his country supports the peace talks with the armed movements, indicating that France has organized the meeting held on Sunday between Dr. Hamdok and the leader of Sudan Liberation Army, Abdul-Wahid Mohamed Nur, which was aimed to discuss the root causes of the Sudanese crisis.

The French President pointed out that his country will work seriously to convince the US administration to remove Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism to help normalization of Sudan relations with the international institutions.

He affirmed the endeavor of his country, through its leading positions at Paris club, to help rescheduling Sudan external debts.

 President Macron referred to the endeavor of France to organize a donors conference for support to Sudan.

He said that France will support priorities of Sudan for achieving peace, realizing economic stability and establishing a civil and democratic system through elections in the year 2022, adding that France will also support the civil society organizations and youth sectors in Sudan

For his part d. Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk thanks and appreciates the government and people of France for their support and stand by Sudan and praised the glorious December Revolution

In a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron this evening at the Elysee Palace, Hamdouk pointed out to the French President's speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York and praised the Sudanese youth revolution. "With this revolution, Sudan has returned to its international environment to work side by side with the international community," he said, adding that since taking office, peace has been given top priority. Yeh has been to Juba, where he met with a number of leaders of the armed movements in the search for peace and to discuss the roots of the problem
The Prime Minister affirmed the government's readiness to pay all peace entitlements and to make all the current efforts to achieve peace in Sudan a success