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October 1, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese capital, next week will host a meeting on peace, security, stability, cooperation and development in the Horn of Africa, said the head of the African Union office in Khartoum Mahmoud Kan

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AUHIP chief Thabo Mbeki speaks to reporters following a meeting with Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir on 5 November 2014 (SUNA)

The AU official told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that the meeting, which is organized by the AU in coordination with the East Africa bloc IGAD and the Sudanese government, will be held in Khartoum from 8 to 10 October.

He pointed out that the Chairperson of the AU Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat would inaugurate the meeting on 8 October, saying the meeting will be chaired by the former South African President and chief of the AU High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) Thabo Mbeki.

The Nigeran diplomat added the meeting will mark the beginning of serious discussions to address the issues of peace, security, development and stability in the Horn to reach the adequate solutions for the benefit of the peoples of the region.

According to Kan, the meeting would be attended by experts from the Horn countries besides a number of partners from the continent and abroad.

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  • 2 October 2017 18:32, by Kuch

    What does North Sudan really has to be given such a prominent in our horn of Africa other than exportation of terrorism to other countries? None, but Oh l see! North Sudan want to be used by the US, the UK, some creepy EU countries & their gulf Arab states of Saudi Arabia & others as their launch pad to terrorize other countries notably our country, South Sudan>>>

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    • 2 October 2017 20:17, by Kuch

      Some countries even in our own East Africa region still seem to be behind the current Geo-political intrigue being toyed around some of these days by the US, the UK, some EU & their gulf Arab state’s terrorists----it is cold war part two. But this time around, it not a cold war---but a hot war. North Sudan, gulf Arab states, the US, the UK, France, Al Qada, ISIS/L, Al Nustra>>>

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      • 2 October 2017 22:52, by Kuch

        Boko Haram and even our own SPLA-IO. watch space fellows, Terrorism doesn’t pay.

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