Prime Minister receives UK special envoy to Sudan

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Prime Minister receives UK special envoy to Sudan

Prime Minister Dr. Abdallah Hamdouk received at his office here today the UK special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Robert Fairweather, in the presence of acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Omer Gammar-Eddin.

The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement that the meeting discussed domains of the Sudanese-British cooperation besides the progress of implementation of Juba peace agreement between the Sudanese parties as planned.

 The two sides also discussed contributions of the Sudan in making the South Sudanese peace agreement a success besides developments in neighboring Ethiopian and its possible impacts on Sudan.

Gammar-Eddin pointed out that the UK envoy presented apology of the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Dominic Raab, on his visit to Sudan which was scheduled for last week.

 The UK Envoy, on his part, affirmed readiness of his country for supporting the transitional government in Sudan, expressing pleasure over visiting the country in this moment, which he described as important, following the glorious December Revolution.

He also affirmed support of the UK to the positive steps made by the transitional government for realizing durable peace in the country.