Hamdouk Praises UK Role in Support to Transitional Government

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Hamdouk Praises UK Role in Support to Transitional Government

The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk, has praised the role of the United Kingdom in supporting the transitional government in Sudan.

This came during his meeting at the headquarters of the Council of Ministers Monday with the envoy of the United Kingdom to Sudan, Robert Fairweather, in the presence of the UK envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea and Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Britain, Julian Reilly.

The meeting discussed progress of the bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them in different field.

The meeting also reviewed the priorities of the transitional government in the fields of the economy, security, peace, the foreign relations and the issues of democratic, in addition to the ongoing arrangements to push ahead the strategic dialogue between the two countries, especially after the visit of the British Foreign Secretary to Sudan in last January.

 The meeting touched on the implementation of Sudan peace agreement, completing the peace process and the file of Sudan foreign debts.

The British envoy for Sudan has affirmed the UK support to the efforts of the transitional government in completing the second phase of the peace process with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (North), led by Abdul Aziz Al-Hillu, and the Sudan Liberation Army Movement, Abdul-Wahid Mohamed Al-Nur, as well as the support to the government efforts in the field of protection to the civilians in Darfur.

The British Charge d’Affaires, Julian Reilly, affirmed his country’s support to the recent government decisions on the unification of the exchange rate, human rights and transitional justice.