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Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour Fired

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir fired Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential decree relieving Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position


Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir relieved his foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour said the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) on Thursday evening.

In a very short wire, SUNA reported that al-Bashir issued a presidential decree removing Ghandour from his position. Also, the decision was announced in less than three hours after the return of the president from Saudi Arabia where he participated in the 29th Arab League summit. Continue reading Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour Fired

Sudan’s FM Ghandour Withdraws His Resignation

Sick and tired of ‘interferences’ in my diplomatic activities

Several presidential aides continuously intervene in the government’s diplomatic activities by establishing their own networks and with out coordination with the foreign ministry. Eritrean President recently warned such “special interest groups” from nudging Sudan into a futile conflict with Eritrea [and Egypt].

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour had resigned to protest interferences in his diplomatic activities last week but he withdrew it after the intervention of the first vice president, press reports says.

Al-Sudani newspaper Monday reported that FM Ghandour had presented his resignation to the President Omer al-Bashir who accepted it last week. However, the minister changed his mind and accepted to remain in his position after the intervention of leading government members, the local newspaper said. Continue reading Sudan’s FM Ghandour Withdraws His Resignation