Egypt, Sudan FMs meet on sidelines of Cen-Sad session
Egypt's minister of foreign affairs Nabil Fahmy - YOUM7(Archive)

CAIRO: Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy met with his Sudanese counterpart Ahmed Karti on the sidelines of the 20th session of the executive council of the Sahel-Sahara Community (Cen-Sad) in Khartoum.

The two top diplomats agreed that Karti will visit Cairo this month with the planned convention of a joint border committee on March 17 to follow up the operation of a road linking the two countries, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Atty Thursday.

The meeting also took up the situation in the Sahel-Sahara region and efforts to restore peace and stability in South Sudan, the spokesman added.

For his part, Karti stressed the need to restore Egypt’s membership at the African Union as soon as possible.

They also tackled the Nile water issue.

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