Eritrea’s delegation composed of Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Ghebreab met today in Khartoum President of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, General Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan, and delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki regarding relations between Sudan and Ethiopia. Continue reading Eritrea Encourages Sudan, Ethiopia Overcome Differences Patiently
BY AHRAM ONLINE
Sudan has recently held a series of meetings with foreign ambassadors in Khartoum, including those of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) countries, to discuss the standoff caused by the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which has been of concern for Sudan since 2011. Continue reading Sudan Holds Meetings with Ambassadors of UNSC Countries Over GERD
The delegation exchanged views on borders, displaced persons, and refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as well as strategic issues of mutual concern. (SUNA)
As part and parcel of close bilateral consultations at highest levels, Sudanese senior delegation led by Vice President of the Sovereign Council, General Mohammed Hamdan Duglo ‘Hemetti’ has arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, 21 January. Continue reading Sudan VP, President Isaias Held Talks in Asmara
“Ethiopia will enhance its efforts to solve the conflict that happened on Ethio- Sudan border” – Foreign Ministry
BY ANADOLU AGENCY
Ethiopia on Tuesday warned Sudan of counter-offensive measures following the reports of the Sudanese army’s crossing the border and taking control of al-Fashqa region.
“If Sudan does not stop expanding into Ethiopian territories, Ethiopia will be forced to launch a counter-offensive,” Ethio FM 107.8 quoting Foreign Ministry spokesman Ambassador Dina Mufti as saying. Continue reading Ethiopia Warns of Counter-Offensive Against Sudan
Russia views its naval facility as a mechanism to expand its power projection on the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
BY SAMUEL RAMANI | WPR
Following Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin’s approval last month of a new naval base to be built on Sudan’s Red Sea coast, official Kremlin statements have billed the facility as a logistics center that will be defensive in nature—for principal use as a resupply station for Russian warships. Continue reading Russia Naval Base in Sudan Opens a Long-Sought Gateway to the Red Sea
Sudan agreed to pay $335m to victims of the 1998 terror attack in exchange for the end of a U.S. designation
BY AL JAZEERA
President Donald Trump has said the United States will remove Sudan from its State Sponsors of Terrorism list after the government in Khartoum paid compensation to victims of attacks.
Trump, who is seeking re-election next month, said in a Twitter post on Monday Sudan had agreed to pay $335m to “US terror victims and families”. Continue reading US to Remove Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism List
Al-Burhan discussed with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki today in Asmara on security and border issues, besides developments of the Renaissance Dam.- (SUNA)
The President of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Burhan, arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a one-day working visit.
President al-Burhan and his delegation were accorded a warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki on arrival at Asmara International Airport. Continue reading President Isaias, Gen. Al-Burhan Met in Asmara
Some U.S. officials fear the move will harm Washington’s relationship with Addis Ababa.
BY ROBBIE GRAMER | FOREIGN POLICY
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as the Trump administration attempts to mediate a dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the East African country’s construction of a massive dam on the Nile River. Continue reading U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan