Sudan and Ethiopia pledge to work on new mechanisms to develop ties

Sudan and Ethiopia on Monday agreed to find new mechanisms to develop bilateral ties and continue consultations and coordination on common issues.

Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Workneh Gebeyehu hailed the bilateral relationship as “exemplary” and vowed to develop it “to the highest peak and to get benefit out of that.”

He added that the two sides have also agreed to establish a permanent platform to exchange ideas and experiences.

Sudanese Presidential Assistant Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, for his part, assured commitment in pressing ahead with and establishing new mechanisms to develop this strategic relationship.

The Ethiopian foreign minister arrived in Khartoum on Sunday to hold talks with the Sudanese leadership on joint issues between Khartoum and Addis Ababa.

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