Title: EU discusses Sudan and South Sudan the issues of peace and development
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 09-18-2013, 03:42 PM
EU discusses Sudan and South Sudan the issues of peace and development
Khartoum- Vice-president and high representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy, Catherine Ashton, discussed with the foreign ministers of Sudan and South Sudan, Mr. Ali Karti and Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin the issues of peace and development and the role of the EU in the coming period.
On the sidelines of the summit hosted by the European Union (EU) on the situation in Somalia Ashton welcomed the results of Salva Kiir's visit to Khartoum and confirmed the EU's support for peace and good neighborly relations between Sudan and South Sudan. She added that the EU looks forward to the implementation of all the agreements signed between the two countries to achieve stability for finding opportunities for sustainable development.
The Sudanese and South Sudanese Foreign Ministers participated in the international conference on Somalia in which the European Union pledged 650 million Euros for peace and state building projects in Somalia.