KHARTOUM,– Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Abu-Mazin has arrived in Khartoum for a three-day visit during which he is scheduled to hold talks with President Omer Al-Bashir on bilateral relations, horizons of co-operation and issues of mutual concern.

President Abu-Mazin was received upon arrival at Khartoum Airport Tuesday by his host, President Al-Bashir, a number of Cabinet Ministers and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Sudan.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Obeidalla Mohamed Obeidalla said in a media statement that the visit of the Palestinian President had come at a time when the Arab region was witnessing political and security developments.

He said Presidents Al-Bashir and Abu-Mazin held talks Tuesday evening at the Republican Palace on issues of mutual concern.

He added that during the visit, the two sides would sign memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for further consolidating bilateral relations and cooperation.

Dr. Obeidalla said there were many issues which required co-ordination and co-operation between the two countries, especially during the Arab Summit which is scheduled for the end of this month in Mauritania. He said the Palestinian question would remain the central and biggest issue at the summit.

The minister expressed pleasure at the visit of President Abu-Mazin and said Sudan hoped the two sides would reach understandings which would lead to further consolidation of the historic relations in the future.

He reiterated Sudan’s adherence to its firm stance of supporting the Palestinian question which is a central issue of the Arab and Muslim world, stressing that Sudan would continue to support the Palestinian cause at all the international and regional forums.

Source: Name News Network

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