Sudanese foreign minister vows to open new chapter with Egypt
Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy - REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
By AMAL RASLAN

CAIRO: Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy held talks with his Sudanese counterpart Ali Karti in Cairo on Monday to discuss several issues, including bilateral relations.

Fahmy, during a joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart, stated that the Egyptian-Sudanese relationship is extremely important. He explained that they discussed bilateral relationships between the two countries during Karti’s visit.

Fahmy said they both stressed the importance of achieving further cooperation between the two countries, especially relating to issues in the African region. He explained that there is full conformity in this regard, elaborating that talks will be completed between both sides in regards to some issues of common interest.

Karti said that this is a good opportunity to express the strong relationship between Egypt and Sudan. He added that talks regarding disagreements should take place and procedures to support political and economic relations should be activated.

“We will celebrate [bilateral relations] soon, especially in regards to building border crossings and paving roads between the two countries. This will eliminate a lot of obstacles which prevent the movement of trade, economy and people between the two countries. It will open many doors which will benefit the citizens of the two countries,” Karti said.

“We want to open a new chapter in our positive relationship with Egypt, and vow to eliminate anything that may disturb it,” he added.

Originally published in Youm7.

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