Cairo, Nov. 27 (SUNA) - The African Union Peace and Security Council has held, during the current Egyptian presidency this November, an extraordinary session to discuss developments in Sudan following the political agreement signed on November 21, 2021 between the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, and Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, where the Council expressed support and solidarity of the African Union with Sudan and the continuous commitment to provide support to the Sudanese side in implementing the priorities of the transitional period.

The Council succeeded in approving the dispatch of a mission immediately to Sudan to communicate with the Sudanese authorities and the relevant partners with the aim of providing support to the transition process, stressing the advanced role of Sudan’s immediate neighbors in supporting it during the transitional phase.

According to what was published on the official page of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mohamed Gad, Egypt’s ambassador to Ethiopia and its permanent representative to the African Union, and within the framework of the efforts of the current Egyptian presidency of the African Peace and Security Council to follow up on the implementation of the Council’s statement on Sudan, met with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, where the Chairperson of the Commission expressed his welcome to the recent political agreement in Sudan, and the statement issued by the African Peace and Security Council under the Egyptian presidency and supportive of the brothers in Sudan.

The two sides agreed on the importance of continuing the African Union’s support to Sudan during the current critical stage and assisting it in making the democratic transition process a success, and to expedite the dispatch of the African Peace and Security Council mission to Sudan as soon as possible to discuss ways to continue the African Union’s support for the democratic transition process in Sudan.

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