The Deputy Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, received today the French Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, Frederic Clavier.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to enhance and develop them to serve common interests, as well as political developments in Sudan and efforts to reach a final agreement that achieves stability for the country.
The meeting dealt with developments in the Horn of Africa and regional and international issues of common concern.
The Deputy Chairman of the Sovereignty Council stressed the importance of strengthening relations, cooperation, and coordination in various fields between Khartoum and Paris, to achieve common interests in light of the new strategy adopted by the French government for cooperation and strategic dialogue with Africa.
His Excellency renewed his full commitment to the political process under the announced arrangements, leading to the democratic transition through the holding of elections, indicating that he is continuing the discussion with the non-signatory parties, to include them in the political process to achieve stability in Sudan and the region.
Regarding South Sudan, the Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council affirmed Sudan’s commitment to supporting the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, pointing out that the Horn of Africa region needs the support and backing of regional and international partners to achieve stability and development for its countries.
For his part, the French envoy stressed that his visit to Sudan comes within the framework of advancing the political process and helping the parties to reach an agreement that achieves stability for the country, stressing that France attaches great importance to the stability of Sudan and the region, calling on all Sudanese parties to the importance of reaching an agreement that leads to the formation of a civil government in the country.