Sudan and Ethiopia discuss demarcation of international boundaries


Sudan and Ethiopia discuss demarcation of international boundaries

Sudan and Ethiopia resumed today in Khartoum the meetings of the Joint Committee for   the Demarcation of Boundaries between the two countries.

The Sudanese side headed by Cabinet Affairs Minister Ambassador, Omar Bashir Manis, while the Ethiopian side is headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Demeke Mekonnen.

The meetings would continue for two days.

During his address before the opening session Manis pointed to the strong political will of the two parties as regard of demarcation of boundaries between the two countries. 

He stressed that the two countries have a clear vision, accumulated Knowledge and mutual trust.  

The Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister on his part expressed his thanks to Sudanese people and its government for the operation aims at implementing order and law in Tigray region.

 Moreover, the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister affirmed commitment of his country to support Sudan during the transitional period.  

On the demarcation of boundaries, he said they should continue discussions during this meeting to solve boundaries issues between the two countries based on documents signed and agreed upon.

 It notes that theJoint Political Committee of Boundaries between the two countries held its previous meeting last June in Addis Ababa.