Arab League Summit on Sudan Crisis Urgently Convened by Egypt and Saudi Arabia on Sunday

Arab League assistant secretary general Ambassador Hossam Zaki said Egypt and Saudi Arabia are calling for an urgent convening of the League Council at the level of permanent delegates on Sunday to discuss the situation in Sudan.

Hossam Zaki said that Egypt and Saudi Arabia called for an emergency meeting on the situation in Sudan at the level of permanent delegates tomorrow, Sunday.

For his part, Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheith expressed his deep concern and annoyance at the ongoing fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces in the capital Khartoum and other areas, highlighting his shock and condemnation of the resort to arms and fighting between brothers thus and during the day in the month of Ramadan.

The Secretary General of the League also stressed the responsibility of the warring parties to ensure the safety and security of Sudanese civilians in the fighting areas and throughout the country, the need for an immediate end to the escalation and bloodshed, and added that the General Secretariat is ready to intervene with the parties to achieve this.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi expressed Egypt’s deep concern over the development of the situation in brotherly Sudan after the ongoing clashes there.

Al-Sisi emphasized during a call he received from “António Guterres”, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the seriousness of the negative consequences of these events for the stability of Sudan, which is going through a difficult historical moment that calls for maximum wisdom and restraint and called on the Sudanese parties to give priority language of dialogue and national accord and uphold the supreme interests of the fraternal Sudanese people.

Source: RT

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