Saudi Arabia supports lifting Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism permanently, said Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Tuesday.
This came during a meeting between the Saudi foreign minister and the Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council in Sudan, Abdulfattah Al-Burhan, said Sudanese News Agency (SUNA).
According to a governmental statement, Al-Burhan affirmed his country’s keenness on developing further relations with the Kingdom in a manner that realizes the joint interests of the two countries.
For his part, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok expressed his government’s appreciation for the advanced Sudanese-Saudi relations and the kingdom’s support for Sudan in various international forums, specifically lifting Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, which will positively affect the success of the country’s transitional period.
The Saudi Foreign Minister arrived in Khartoum this morning on a one-day official visit, and he was received by the Designated Foreign Minister Omar Qamaruddin.
Source: Kuwait News Agency