Home | News    Wednesday 5 April 2017

Al-Bashir, Desalegn discuss integration between Sudan and Ethiopia


Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L) meets with Sudan's President Omer al-Bashir at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum on December 3, 2013 (AFP Photo)

April 4, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Tuesday have discussed political, economic and military integration between the two countries in Addis Ababa.

Al-Bashir, who arrived in Addis Ababa Tuesday on an official visit for several days, told reporters following a closed meeting with Desalegn that “integration with Ethiopia includes all domains especially security, military, political and economic fields”.

He said that Nile Basin countries should benefit from the water resources in a fair manner, adding “we agree on the Ethiopian Renaissance dam which will supply Sudan and Ethiopia with electricity”.

“We stress that Ethiopia’s security is an integral part of Sudanese national security and therefore we will work to develop this relationship and take it to the level desired by every Sudanese and Ethiopian,” he said

For his part, the Ethiopian premier Prime announced the beginning of a new phase of integration between the two countries, saying “we agree in all fields, and we will work to achieve stability and resolve conflicts in the region”.

He added “we work together through a shared vision especially in security, military and economic cooperation, pointing that “any threat to Sudan is a threat to Ethiopia’s national security”.

Desalegn further announced he will visit Sudan soon upon an official invitation from al-Bashir.

Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour, for his part, said the two leaders discussed economic integration and cooperation between the two countries, pointing the two sides shared identical views on issues under discussion.

“The two sides also discussed the security situation in the region and ways to bring countries of the region together to resolve the situation in South Sudan and Somalia,” he said.

The two sides are expected to sign a number of joint agreements to promote economic relations and strengthen ties between the two countries.

Last October, the two countries signed in Addis Ababa a memorandum of understanding providing to enhance joint security and military cooperation between the two neighbouring countries to fight terrorism.

Also in February, they signed multiple agreements to further boost up cooperation on a range of development activities.


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.
  • 10 April 2017 09:14, by mirabbos

    wow what a great post is this... thanks for sharing boss, keep share these valuable content. http://liuhey.com

    repondre message

  • 19 April 2017 08:33, by Rustam

    Please continue this great work and I look forward to more of your awesome blog posts.

    repondre message

  • 1 May 2017 12:59, by rustaM M

    - Enter custom category names and notes about your fabrics. http://bersavto.ru Your job is to bring those matching image back into place to finish the game.

    repondre message

  • 8 May 2017 12:04, by Rustam Radjapov

    They include GPGMail (a plug-in for Apple Mail and Keychain Access to manage your keys). http://downloadallthingshere.date With today’s economy you need every advantage to help control expenses.

    repondre message

  • 17 May 2017 09:38, by muneeb khatri

    Awesome blog. I enjoyed reading your articles. This is truly a great read for me. I have bookmarked it and I am looking forward to reading new articles. Keep up the good work! youtube to mp3

    repondre message

  • 19 May 2017 08:35, by Toby

    The longer you stretch the spring, the more recoil you will have as it launches you high into the air. http://newdownloadthingsfast.com Game IntroductionHit the Speed Jab, Hook and Uppercut to your opponent.

    repondre message

  • 11 June 2017 13:44, by Toby

    Acceptance of Terms:Tunebash is a music streaming application that seeks out music when demanded. http://space-mego-tube.ru Print Files from Microsoft Office 365- Print Files Downloaded with Safari.

    repondre message

  • 16 July 2017 13:50, by TOOOM

    To use this free application, you just need to drag it to a location of your choice. http://downloadallthingshere.party This app gives you easy access to your Medcom benefits anywhere, anytime.

    repondre message

  • 16 August 2017 18:21, by bina

    It’s useable as it is, but the sizing and cosmetics need to be fixed for the corners cases.http://neuro-vrn.ru/Mac/torrent-giorgos-alkaios-mp3.html As we like to say, When you hear the chime, turn the page.

    repondre message

  • 17 September 2017 20:54, by kamil

    You will be able to create a beautiful drawing of the image that had been saved on to your phone.http://wantdownloadsuperthings.ru/libraries-demo/maktaba-shamila-urdu.php From Iceberg Reader: City of Time Eoin McNamee Yearling April 28, 2009

    repondre message

  • 2 October 2017 19:21, by linda

    Brought to you by the guys who gave you Line Rider and Fantastic Contraption for the iPhone and iPod touch!http://awesomedownloadfiles.pro A web limiting icon will be displayed on the thumbnail.

    repondre message

  • 3 November 2017 16:12, by miranda

    Snow man, Christmas tree, reindeer and everything for Christmas.http://gooddownloadsoftwarefast.pro Take a photo for your design and share it with your friends via Facebook or Email.

    repondre message

  • 15 November 2017 22:10, by amanda

    Innovative functions like a customizable default time and default titles enable you to create new events faster.http://getfreethingshere.gdn PRIVATE TABLES: Create a table for your poker buddies & make every night a poker one.

    repondre message

  • 2 December 2017 12:56, by bankir

    Golf FindMy4 will draw the selected Players to the flights.http://downloadtorrentsplease.top Fully Featured Speaking Clock We’ve incorporated our fantastic speaking clock technology so you can hear the time in three spoken formats.

    repondre message

  • 29 January 11:41, by Theo

    Intriguing hidden object scenes Piece together grim clues.http://leahsharespdf.info Very Colorful and beautiful screens with audios will surely make your child learn and remember useful information.

    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

Sudan is in danger with al-Bashir in power 2018-05-27 12:08:19 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman Those who are trying to extricate the sunken ship of Bashir are as if they were plowing in the sea. Do not try to recover the sunken National Islamic Front (NIF)/ National (...)

Turkey and Africa are building a solid partnership 2018-05-24 22:55:24 by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu As Turkey marks the annual Africa Day, I take the opportunity to celebrate Africa’s achievements and rejoice in our developing partnership. Africa’s (...)

Sudan’s Bashir is playing a dangerous game 2018-05-23 05:09:04 The attempt of the Sudanese president to engage with rival regional interests in a bid to stay in power might fail. By Ahmed H Adam Sudan's political crisis is sliding into a dangerous phase. (...)


Latest Press Releases

The Suspension of Hurriyat Online Newspaper 2018-04-29 07:04:37 Sudan Democracy First Group 28 April 2018 The Sudanese civil and political circles and those concerned with Sudan were shocked by the news that the management of Hurriyat online newspaper has (...)

Petition on the Deteriorating Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Sudan 2018-04-22 10:01:20 UN Secretary-General, New York African Union Commission, Addis Ababa UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva Petition on the Deteriorating Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Sudan (...)

Abyei celebrates Mine Awareness Day 2018-04-05 08:52:03 4 April 2018 | Abyei - The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) commemorated the International Day for Mine Awareness and (...)


Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.