Egypt’s el-Sisi calls for unity and political solution in Sudan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi discussed ways to resolve the Sudanese conflict with international officials and Sudanese actors during a meeting in Cairo on Sunday.

According to presidential spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy, Sisi met with Sudanese political leaders and foreign officials, including Chadian Foreign Minister Abdelraman Koulamallah and senior representatives from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, South Sudan, Germany, the African Union, the Arab League, the European Union, the United Nations, and ambassadors from France, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

Sisi expressed appreciation for the participants’ positive response to Egypt’s invitation to the conference themed “Together to Stop the War.” He emphasized the importance of unifying Sudanese perspectives to end the conflict and stressed Egypt’s commitment to bridging divides between Sudanese factions, restoring security, and safeguarding the Sudanese people’s well-being.

Sisi called for a comprehensive political solution to the crisis, addressing its political, social, and humanitarian impacts. He reaffirmed Egypt’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the crisis and provide support, reflecting the strong ties between the two nations.

Sisi highlighted that any political transition must prioritize Sudan’s national interest, involve all relevant parties, and uphold Sudan’s sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity. Sudanese representatives expressed gratitude for Egypt’s support and welcomed its leadership in facilitating dialogue and offering humanitarian aid.

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