Title: Sudan’s president directs his foreign ministry to open a new door for the dialogue with Washington
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 11-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Khartoum-SudaneseOnline-Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir directed on Sunday the country’s Foreign Ministry to go ahead with opening a new door for the dialogue with Washington on the back ground of phone conversation between Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ali Karti and his US counterpart John Kerry in which they discussed the outstanding files that caused the deadlock in relations between the two countries during the past period.
After his meeting with Al-Bashir, Karti told journalists on Sunday that he has informed the President details of the conversation with his U.S. counterpart in the past two days, disclosing that his talks with Kerry focused on how to remove obstacles and files causing stalemate in relations between Khartoum and Washington, adding that they agreed on concrete steps in this regard.
Sudan’s top diplomat pointed out that Al-Bashir had agreed on the importance of opening a new path for dialogue with the United States, stressing that Sudan remains confirming that U.S imposes unilateral sanctions, adding that what is needed now is to move forward and it is not useful to stay in the same squire, adding that there is an opportunity now to put up new route.
He also stated that his meeting with Al-Bashir discussed negotiations between the latter and Libyan prime minister during his visit to Khartoum to discuss a political settlement between the two parties, adding that Al-Bashir stressed the need to develop relations with Arabic and African States, particularly neighboring States.
Karti received on Thursday a phone call from the US Secretary of State, John Kerry and discussed ways to push ahead the relations between the two countries.
The US Secretary of State expressed the desire of his country for direct bilateral relations with Sudan on the pending issues.
Karti has reminded his American counterpart with the American pledges to Sudan that the United States remained neglecting.