The Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, met at his residence at the Scrib Hotel in the French capital, Paris, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who is participating in the Paris Conference to support the democratic transition in Sudan.
The President of the Sovereignty Council expressed his happiness with the participation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in the conference, stressing that the Egyptian-Sudanese relations are characterized by the specificity and unity of a common destiny, referring to Egypt’s positions in support of Sudan in all fields.
In addition, the two presidents expressed their concern about the continuation of the Israeli occupation attacks on the Gaza Strip, stressing that their countries stand with the Palestinian people in facing these attacks.
The two sides affirmed their readiness to support the Palestinian position and move to stop the Israeli occupation attacks against the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, in line with the Arab position on the Palestinian issue.
The meeting also touched on the Chad file, stressing that everything that would preserve security and stability in the region would be provided through Chadian dialogue.
For his part, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stressed the bonds of brotherhood, affection and common history that bind the two peoples, praising the remarkable development in bilateral relations, which reflects the common political will to advance them to broader horizons, especially in strategic issues of common interest.
With regard to bilateral relations, the Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council affirmed Sudan’s keenness to activate joint projects between Egypt and Sudan and to enhance prospects for cooperation between them at various levels, especially at the political, economic, security and military levels.
Al-Sisi also affirmed the continuation of Egyptian cooperation with the government and people of Sudan in all fields, and the interest in upgrading bilateral relations in a way that enhances the strategic partnership based on mutual respect and joint cooperation in the interest of the two brotherly countries, in a way that makes the Egyptian-Sudanese relations a model for economic partnership.
He affirmed Egypt’s support for all efforts to promote peace, stability and development in Sudan during this pivotal stage that Sudan is going through, based on the firm conviction that the security and stability of Sudan is an integral part of Egypt’s security and stability.
The meeting also dealt with ways to strengthen bilateral relations between Khartoum and Cairo, as well as discussing a number of regional and international issues of common interest.
The two presidents also discussed developments in the Horn of Africa and East Africa, as the two sides converged on ways to deal with these files, in order to ensure the enhancement of African capabilities in facing the challenges facing the continent.
The two presidents exchanged views on the developments of the Renaissance Dam file, as agreement was reached on the current delicate stage that the Renaissance Dam file is going through.