Sudan says Russia could set up military base on Red Sea

2018/01/14- The Sudanese parliament said a draft military agreement signed between Sudan and Russia would pave the road for the latter to build a military base on the Red Sea coast in the future.In an interview with Sputnik News Service, head of the parliamentary subcommittee on Defence, Security and Public Order, Al-Hadi Adam Musa, described the draft agreement between the two sides to facilitate entry of Russian and Sudanese warships to the ports of the two nations as a step forward towards establishing strategic relations. Continuer à lire … « Sudan says Russia could set up military base on Red Sea »

Mauritania/Syria : Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz next Arab leader in line to visit Damascus

2019/02/01 – Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is reportedly going to pay an official visit to Syria early this year amid promising signs that the incumbent Damascus government led by President Bashar al-Assad is being admitted back into the Arab world. Continuer à lire … « Mauritania/Syria : Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz next Arab leader in line to visit Damascus »

Call to expand Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation

2018/11/12 – Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation needs to be taken to a higher level, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said as he met with Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir on 11 December, BelTA has learned. Continuer à lire … « Call to expand Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation »

Niger – Foreign and defence ministers of Libya’s neighbours to meet in Niamey on security issues

2018/11/12 – Foreign and defence ministers of Libya’s neighbouring countries will hold a meeting in the Nigerian capital Niamey next Friday, to discuss the security of common borders.

According to sources, the meeting will consider the joint agreement on securing borders, signed last May, between Sudan, Libya, Niger, and Chad, as well as combating organized and transnational crime in the Sahel.

The Sudanese capital, Khartoum has hosted last week, a ministerial meeting of Libyan neighbours, attended by UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame, and with the participation of the Arab League, the European Union, and the African Union, as well as France and Italy.

Libya Observer / Sahel-Elite Photo: Ghassan Salame, the UN secretary general’s special representative for Libya (AFP)

Will Sudan normalise relations with Israel?

2018/02/12 – There have been signs of a change in Sudan’s foreign policy in recent years and Sudanese officials have expressed a desire to normalise relations with Israel.

Efforts are under way to establish relations between Israel and Sudan, Israeli media sources reported. There was speculation that, after his visit to Oman in October, the next Arab destination for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu would be Khartoum.The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation cited sources in Jerusalem saying Netanyahu would visit Sudan soon but did not give a date. “Israeli teams are working on building relations with this African republic,” it said. Continuer à lire … « Will Sudan normalise relations with Israel? »

Sudan/Libya – Khartoum meeting discusses Libya’s border security

2018/02/12 – Since 2012, Libya’s six neighbouring counties have met with increasing regularity to assess the situation there. Ministers from the six met in Niamey last April and are to meet there in December for a scheduled update on the subject.However, a November 29 regional meeting in Khartoum had a more specific aim. Foreign ministers from Libya, Sudan and Egypt and UN Special Envoy Ghassan Salame, as well as junior foreign ministers of Tunisia and Algeria, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from Chad, the Arab League, the European Union and the African Union. Continuer à lire … « Sudan/Libya – Khartoum meeting discusses Libya’s border security »

Sudan’s al-Bashir to visit Belarus next month: sources

2018/28/11 – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir would conduct an official visit to Belarus from 9 to 11 December, a well-informed source told the Russian news agency, Sputnik, on Monday“Al-Bashir would be accompanied by a ministerial delegation including ministers of oil and gas, minerals, trade and industry besides the state minister of finance and the governor of the central bank of Sudan,” said the same source. Continuer à lire … « Sudan’s al-Bashir to visit Belarus next month: sources »