Khartoum, Oct. 20 (SUNA) – The President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has affirmed the keenness of the Armed Forces and the civilian component to make the transitional period a success for achieving a civilian government that meets the aspirations of the Sudanese people.

During his meeting at his office on Wednesday with the visiting Minister of African Affairs at the British Foreign Ministry, Vicky Ford, Gen. Al-Burhan has stressed the commitment to the constitutional document and preservation of the partnership between the military and civilian components.

He briefed the British minister on the developments and the political situation in the country.

Al-Burhan has pointed to the firm and eternal relations between Sudan and Britain  and the keenness to strengthen these relations further to achieve the common interests of the two countries and peoples.

He praised the support that Britain has been providing to Sudan to achieve democratic transformation.

On her part, Vicky Ford appreciated the achievements made during the transitional period, especially the signing of the Juba agreement for peace in Sudan, the writing off and reduction of the debts on Sudan, and Sudan return to dealing with the international community and the international financial institutions.

She also appreciated the laws that have been enacted and those that have been amended, and the great level of freedoms available to the citizens.

She briefed the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council on the issues of strategic dialogue between Sudan and the United Kingdom, represented in military cooperation in all the military fields, the Kingdom’s support for the Sudanese economy, the entry of various British investments into the country, the exchange of experiences, the provision of technical assistance, the achievement of transitional justice, and the cooperation with the International Criminal Court.



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