Home | News    Sunday 3 February 2013

Sudanese official returns from Scandinavian tour

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

February 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Presidential assistant Nafie Ali Nafie returned from visiting Norway and Sweden, declaring the trip successful and that he hoped that it would open a new page in the relations between Khartoum and the two countries in several areas.

Nafie told a press conference on Saturday morning that he discussed investment, trade and international cooperation ministries ways to develop political and economic relations with diplomats from the two Scandinavian countries.

He said he also met with aid groups and NGOs working in Sudan to facilitate their activities and to develop bilateral relations on the different humanitarian and voluntary aspects, besides meetings with political parties and research centres.

The influential official said that the authorities in the two Scandinavian countries showed keenness to develop their relations with Sudan particularly in the fields of economic activities; hopping that such development provides a basis to engage a comprehensive dialogue with the European Union.

Since the 30 June 1989, the European Union stopped its economic aid to Sudan calling for a return to a democratic regime. Also, atrocities and war crimes in western Sudan pushed Brussels to support the referral of the Darfur conflict to the International Criminal Court.

Last year during a visit to Al-Fasher, EU special envoy to Sudan, Rosalind Marsden, said Brussels would not participate in a donor conference to support peace in Darfur, unless Khartoum pays its financial contributions to the regional authority and achieve justice, as provided in the May 2011 Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).

However, the EU countries do not have one policy when it comes to their bilateral relations with the Sudan.

Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti, in a radio talk show on Friday, emphasised that the EU policy is totally different on the bilateral level from the EU policy towards Sudan.

"We plan to build bilateral relations with the European countries", he said.

He further regretted the pressures that Germany faced to cancel an economic forum to encourage private investment in Sudan, adding that said that dozens of German companies are eager to invest in Sudan.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 3 February 2013 18:07, by Paulino Miabek de Minyiel.

    There will not be any new page Nafie until you guys stopped lying. Watch out! Norway will captured all your criminals in Sudan. If you guys keep insisted in genocide.

    repondre message

    • 3 February 2013 19:55, by Peacocktail

      Khartuom humiliated and hosted humanitarian Agencies from European countries to withdraw from Sudan to SOuth Sudan. Now in Republic of South Sudan are said to have 300 UN agencies and International NGOs plus over 100 Indigenous NGOs.South Sudan is the home of NGOs and free environment for humanitarian purepose.Why V.P?Let Bashir also go to EU begging for fund to continue killings Citizens in Sudan

      repondre message

    • 3 February 2013 19:58, by julia

      Nafi Ali Nafi is a liar,a liar and a big hollering imbecile.
      Norweign is a s.sudanese ally since the formation SPLA/m,they can,t make that mistake of alliance with gay country,genocidors,corrupt dirty hyaenas of desert,gorillas.
      The same with sweden,re ever neutral in any world politic.how can they tied trade with outlaw,corrupt,country lead by ICC indicted leader like sudan.it is abig liar .

      repondre message

      • 3 February 2013 21:41, by aguotwany@live.com

        Julia, great point , the Khartoum regime are desperate and they think are smart. Dog is dog . Their time has to it’ expiration end. They done and clause chapter. Time now to push them in the fire. Radical craziest retarded regime . Islamic is dead now in Africa and we the people of South have done that . Proud we and ever live define the next stage .

        repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor? 2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon "A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)

Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation 2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)

South Sudan: Revenge Killings is not the basis for building a modern nation 2014-04-21 05:39:31 By Steve Paterno April 20, 2014 - The theme of this article develops as a result of my extensive research and writings on a culture of revenge killings among South Sudanese communities, (...)


MORE




VIDEOS



Latest Press Releases


Sudan: No justice for protest killings 2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces (Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)

SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist 2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)

UNICEF supports emergency response for children in Sudan with 89 tons of life-saving supplies 2014-04-19 09:47:06 Khartoum, 18 April 2014 --- Today in Khartoum airport, UNICEF received 89 tons of life-saving supplies to support the humanitarian response to children affected by emergencies in various hot (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2014 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.