Sudan: Bashir to Participate in the Upcoming African Union Summit

KHARTOUM (HAN) January 25, 2016 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News. President Omer al-Bashir will lead the Sudanese delegation participating in the 26th African Union head of states and governments summit scheduled to take place 30-31 of January 2016, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa.

The theme of the Summit is: “ 2016: African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women”.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Ali al-Sadiq on Sunday said Sudan will take part in the different ministerial meetings and the ordinary session of the Executive Council.

Al-Sadiq further said the annual summit will discuss among others, the exit strategy of the African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

The Sudanese foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour will participate in the meeting of Executive Council on 27-28 January. It will be preceded by a ministerial retreat on 24 and 25 January 2016 in Mekele, Ethiopia.

President Bashir will participate in a meeting of the heads of state and government members of the African Union Peace and Security Council that will be held on the sidelines of the summit.

Source: sudantribune




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