The Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, received today the French Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, Frédéric Clavier.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to enhance and develop them, in a way that serves common interests, in addition to 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 interest.
The Vice President of the Sovereignty Council stressed the importance of strengthening relations, cooperation and coordination in various fields between Khartoum and Paris, in order 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 in accordance with the announced arrangements, leading to the democratic transition with the elections, noting that he is continuing to discuss with the non-signatory parties, to join them in the political process in order to achieve stability for Sudan and the region.
On South Sudan, the Vice President of the Sovereignty Council affirmed Sudan’s commitment to supporting the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, noting that the Horn of Africa region needs the support and assistance of regional and international partners in order 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 pays great attention 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 civilian government in the country.