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US Congress delegation to visit Sudan soon

Image of US Congress in session on 28 February 2017 in Washington, US [Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency]
Image of US Congress in session on 28 February 2017 in Washington, US [Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency]

The Foreign Relations Committee in the Sudanese National Assembly revealed that a delegation from the US Congress will visit Sudan soon as a prelude to lift economic sanctions altogether.

The Sudanese Centre for Press Services quoted Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, Mohammed Al-Mustafa Al-Daw, as saying: “The upcoming period will witness visits of several US delegations including by members of the US Congress to Sudan.” He pointed out that the exchanging of visits reflects the considerable improvement in the relations between Sudan and the US.

“The permanent lifting of sanctions will lead to removing Sudan’s name from the list of terrorism-sponsoring states,” Al- Daw explained. He expressed his optimism at making a breakthrough in the foreign relations portfolio, especially with the US administration.

The permanent lifting of sanctions will lead to removing Sudan’s name from the list of terrorism sponsoring states

Al-Daw added.

Read: HRW calls on US not to lift Sudan sanctions

He confirmed that all arrangements to receive the delegations will be coordinated between the two sides.

Sudan has fulfilled all its obligations, so the lifting of the sanctions is fair.

Sudanese government spokesman Ahmed Bilal Osman said.

 

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