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Al-Bashir criticizes U.S. policy towards Sudan

November 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has expressed resentment over the United States policy towards Sudan, saying his country wouldn’t link its fate to Washington.
Addressing the 29th anniversary of the establishment of the Popular Defence Forces (PDF) in Kosti, White Nile State, al-Bashir demanded the U.S. to stop any assistance rendered to his country, saying Sudan would “take refuge in Allah [God] alone”.
“We wouldn’t kneel or prostrate to anyone (…)


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U.S appoints special envoy for Great Lakes region

November 12, 2018 (KAMPALA) – The United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo has announced the appointment of Peter Pham as Washington’s special envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
Pham, a statement from the U.S Department of State noted, will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of U.S. policy on the cross-border security, political, and economic issues in the Great Lakes region, with an emphasis on strengthening democratic institutions and civil society, as (…)


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Sudan welcomes deal with U.S. over its removal from terror list

November 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan has welcomed on Thursday the agreement reached Tuesday with the U.S. administration over the lift of its names from the list of state sponsors of terrorism with the launch of the “Phase II” framework for the normalization of bilateral relations.
The State Department on Wednesday announced that the two countries agreed on a six-point plan that if Sudan implements successfully would lead to “initiate the process of rescinding Sudan’s designation as a State (…)


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Sudan, U.S. to strike deal on removal from terrorism list

November 6, 2018 (WASHINGTON) – Sudan and the United States are expected to agree on a new plan for the removal of the east African nations from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Sudanese foreign minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan Tuesday started talks in Washington on the normalization of bilateral relations and the removal of his country from the terror list which the major obstacle in this respect.
The removal process is complex and (…)


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Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI

November 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Council of Ministers on Sunday has endorsed a counter-terrorism agreement signed between the Sudanese Interior Ministry and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The agreement was introduced to the Council of Ministers’ meeting by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs Ahmed Saad Omer.
It provides to strengthen cooperation between the two sides on combating terrorism and crime as well as promoting police work.
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Talks on Sudan’s removal from terrorism list start Tuesday

November 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – “Talks on Sudan’s removal from the U.S. State Department’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism will kick off next Tuesday in Washington”, disclosed the semi-official news service SMC on Sunday.
The Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed will leave Khartoum on Monday in an international tour that includes Washington, London, Paris and Berlin.
Citing informed sources at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SMC said that El-Dirdeiry will launch the second phase of the (…)


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Talks on Sudan’s removal from terrorism list start Tuesday

November 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – “Talks on Sudan’s removal from the U.S. State Department’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism will kick off next Tuesday in Washington”, disclosed the semi-official news service SMC on Sunday.
The Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed will leave Khartoum on Monday in an international tour that includes Washington, London, Paris and Berlin.
Citing informed sources at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SMC said that El-Dirdeiry will launch the second phase of the (…)


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Khartoum regrets Washington’s decision to continue State of Emergency on Sudan

November 3, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government on Saturday has denounced Washington’s decision to extend the state of national emergency on Sudan describing the move as “contradictory and non-objective”.
The State of emergency on Sudan was declared for the first time on 3 November 1997 allowing President Bill Clinton to impose economic sanction on Sudan for sponsorship of terrorism and human rights abuses on 4 November 1997.
Based on 3 November 1997 declaration of national emergency (…)


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Khartoum regrets Washington’s decision to continue State of Emergency on Sudan

November 3, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government on Saturday has denounced Washington’s decision to extend the state of national emergency on Sudan describing the move as “contradictory and non-objective”.
The State of emergency on Sudan was declared for the first time on 3 November 1997 allowing President Bill Clinton to impose economic sanction on Sudan for sponsorship of terrorism and human rights abuses on 4 November 1997.
Based on 3 November 1997 declaration of national emergency (…)


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Sudanese, U.S. universities sign cooperation agreements

October 30, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Several Sudanese and United States universities on Monday have signed a number of academic, training, research and student exchange agreements.
The first university forum between Sudan and the U.S. has concluded its sessions on Monday evening in Khartoum.
The three-day forum was organized by Sudan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in coordination with the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Washington.
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Attacker of U.S. embassy guard in Khartoum sentenced to 3 years in jail

October 29, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – A court in Khartoum on Monday has sentenced a man accused of attacking a police officer at the U.S. embassy to three years in prison
On 31 January, an altercation between a local police and an individual in the vicinity of the U.S. embassy in Khartoum has resulted in the injury of the police officer.
No embassy personnel were involved.
The judge at Al-Azhari Criminal Court in Khartoum has sent the accused to 3 years in jail and fined him 670,750 Sudanese (…)


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Washington, Khartoum to discuss removal of Sudan’s name from terror list: envoy

October 21, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Khartoum Steven Koutsis said arrangements are underway to launch the second phase of dialogue between Sudan and the U.S.
The secretariat of the Americas at the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday hosted a dinner party for the U.S. embassy staff in Khartoum in the presence of the NCP deputy chairman Faisal Hassan Ibrahim.
Speaking at the dinner party, Koutsis said the lifting of Sudan’s name from the U.S. list of states (…)


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Washington conference designates rebel groups as source of terrorism: military chief

October 19, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf said his country managed to include the armed rebel groups as a source of terrorism and threat to regional peace and security at the Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference.
Abdel-Marouf was among chiefs of staffs from 83 nations who participated in the 3rd Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference organized by the U.S. Department of Defence from 15 to 17 October in Washington.
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Sudan says keen to cooperate with U.S. on counter-terrorism

October 17, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf has renewed his country’s keenness to exert further efforts to promote peace, security and stability in the African continent.
Abdel-Marouf has arrived in Washington last week at the invitation of the Chairperson of Joint Chiefs of Staff of USA, General Joseph Dunford, to participate in a meeting on counter-terrorism organized by the U.S. Army.
On Tuesday, Abdel-Marouf met with Dunford, in the presence (…)


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U.S. provides $16 million for refugees in Sudan: minister

October 16, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Minister of Interior Ahmed Bilal Osman on Tuesday said the United States has granted $16 million to meet the needs of refugees in Sudan.
The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) has quoted Osman as saying he met with the U.S. delegation on the sidelines of the 69th session of the Executive Committee of UN Higher Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.
He pointed out that he briefed the U.S. delegation on Sudan’s efforts to hosting refugees, saying (…)


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60 American professors to participate in a joint university forum in Khartoum

October 15, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sixty professors from United States universities will participate in the first forum between Sudan and American universities which would convene in Khartoum on 27 October.
The three-day forum is the first of its kind and is organized by Sudan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in coordination with the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Washington.
Representatives from a number of U.S. universities including Johns Hopkins (…)


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Washington says keen to develop strategic relations with Khartoum

October 14, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The U. S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs, Alan Patterson, has expressed his country’s desire to establish strategic relations with Sudan.
On Friday, Patterson discussed with the visiting Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf issues of common concern besides the regional situation and ongoing arrangements to launch the second phase of dialogue between the two countries.
According to Ashorooq TV, the U.S. official (…)


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Sudanese army chief discusses joint cooperation in Washington

October 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf has discussed with several U.S. officials at the Departments of State and Defence bilateral relations and issues of common concern.
Abdel-Marouf has arrived in Washington last week at the invitation of the Chairperson of Joint Chiefs of Staff of USA, General Joseph Dunford, to participate in a meeting on counter-terrorism organized by the U.S. Army.
According to a statement seen by Sudan Tribune Friday, (…)


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