Khartoum summons Iraqi envoy over torture of Sudanese citizen

Sudan’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Iraqi Charge d’Affaires in Khartoum and conveyed to him Sudan’s protest over torture of a Sudanese citizen residing in Iraq.

“Charge d’Affaires of the Iraqi Embassy in Khartoum Mohamed Samir Hassan was summoned Monday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” said Sudan’s Foreign Ministry in a statement.

According to the statement, the Iraqi charge d’Affaires expressed regret and apology over the incident under the unrest witnessed by some parts of his country.

He promised to convey this message to the government of his country to conduct an urgent investigation and bring the responsible group to justice, expressing appreciation of the Iraqi community for the Sudanese people.

Meanwhile, the Sudanese foreign ministry explained that Sudan’s Embassy in Baghdad is following the health condition of the Sudanese citizen and working to move him to a safe area in coordination with the concerned Iraqi authorities.

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