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Egypt, S. Sudan strengthens bi-lateral relations

The government of Egypt has reaffirmed its commitment to support and strengthen bi-lateral relations between Egypt and South Sudan in various fields.

While delivering a cargo of humanitarian assistance to the people on Monday, Egypt’s assistant Foreign Affairs Minister for Sudan and South Sudan Ahmed Fadel Yaccoub said the Egyptian government is committed to continue supporting the country on various fields such as health care, security and military, diplomatic studies as well as water management and irrigations.

The assistant Foreign Affairs Minister said Egypt has long been supporting South Sudan even before the Independence of the country.

He said the Egyptian government is committed to the principle and objectives that secure peace and prosperity for the citizens and fully support the National Dialogue.

Yaccoub said his country views the National Dialogue as an opportunity for all stakeholders to abandon violence and resort to political means in solving their differences and grievances.

“The dialogue should be inclusive and open to all political, ethnic and tribal affiliation,” he added.

He also revealed that the value of assistance offered by Egypt for the last seven years is worth eight million Egyptian pounds.

Yacoub added that his country strongly support all endeavours to achieve security and sustainable development in the country.

Meanwhile the Minister in the office of the President Mayiik Ayii Deng said the country enjoys a cordial relationship with the government of Egypt.

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