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Germany’s Merkel congratulates Sudan’s Hamdok


September 4, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Abdella Hamdok on his appointment as the Prime Minister of the Transitional Government in Sudan and pledged to support his efforts to achieve peace and democratic reforms.

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Angela Merkel

The congratulatory message was released on Tuesday, while the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas was meeting Sudanese officials to discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations.

"I would like to congratulate you on taking office. You take over the government affairs in a momentous time for Sudan," said Merkel.

Also, she said impressed by the courage of Sudanese who peacefully defied repression and violence and wished him success in his mission to lead the country to a peaceful and democratic future.

"Germany will be at your side as a reliable partner when it comes to ensuring peace and development in your country, but also in the entire region," she further stressed.

Merkel further encouraged Hamdok to work tirelessly to bring peace in the country and to reconcile all the Sudanese.

"Only in a peaceful environment (you) can succeed in continuing on the path of democratization and in giving your compatriots a happy future".

Germany sought during the past years to support the African Union efforts to end the armed conflicts in Sudan. Besides backing financially the mediation team of Thabo Mbeki, Berlin facilitated meetings between the government et Darfur armed groups.

Also, Germany covered an important portion of the EU contribution to the budget of UN peacekeeping operations including UNAMID.


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  • 4 September 2019 22:26, by Pakuai

    Why would ’an honorable like Ms. Angle Merkel’ would dare sends her ’foreign minister to Khartoum, North Sudan?’. Do Germans have *interests in North Sudan?*, I doubt it?. ’Tanzania, Namibia and Togo and part of Cameroon (so-called ANGLO-Camreroon) was once considered parts of ’Germany’. Didn’t our propagandists propagated their *lies and lies*>>>

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    • 4 September 2019 22:34, by Pakuai

      they the people of "Cameroon brought their tents to South Sudan for their so-called containment of South Sudan’s army" https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/african-union-airlifts-tents-support-cantonment-process
      Lowly informed South Sudanese fools, be very careful. We respect the people of Cameroon, but we don’t want them here in our ’Nilotic plains and valleys’ fellows,>>>

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      • 4 September 2019 22:41, by Pakuai

        we have killed some of their rubbishes (Bantuses/Caribbeans, Nigerians) or the evil juus (so-called israelis), Mr. Barack Hussein Obama’s (young African leadership initiative (YALIs), in greater ’Equatoria region, here in Bor, Jonglei state, Malakal, Upper Nile state, Wau Acholdit and other other countries, fools. We are here fools>>>

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