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Burhan, Netanyahu discuss normalization of Sudan-Israel relations


February 3, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Israel on Monday agreed to work for normalizing bilateral relations, according to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a meeting in Uganda with Abdel Fattah al-Burhan the head of the Transitional Council.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Reuters Photo)

"I met in Entebbe with the Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Buharan, and we agreed to start a cooperation that will normalize relations between the two countries.

"Historical!" Netanyahu concluded.

The meeting between al-Burhan and Netanyahu which was known by a few number of people in Khartoum was organized by President Yoweri Museveni.

"Prime Minister Netanyahu believes that Sudan is headed in a new positive direction and he expressed his views to the Secretary of State of the United States of America," said Ofir Gendelman Netanyahu’s spokesman in a separate tweet.

"Al Burhan is eager to help his country modernize by taking it out of isolation and putting it on the world’s map," Gendleman further stressed.

The head of the Transitional Sovereign Council did not yet issue a statement about his meeting with Netanyahu. However, the meeting would certainly help to foster al-Burhan’s credibility in the United States when he flies to Washington in the upcoming days.

Egypt and Jordan, have established diplomatic relations with Israel after signing peace treaties in 1979 and 1994 respectively.

Leaders of other Arab countries have close relations with Israel without formal diplomatic ties like Morocco and the Sultanate of Oman.

Also, several members of the former Islamist regime showed wiliness to normalize bilateral relations with Israel saying it was in the interest of the country.

In January 2016, former Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour stated that his country "does not mind studying the possibility of normalization with Israel".


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  • 4 February 2020 02:05, by Marco A. Wek

    Have you forgotten to take your medication again

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    • 4 February 2020 06:52, by Tilo

      Marco A. Wek,

      The dude must have forgotten his medicine for real.

      Langbaar, South South, Kuch, whoever
      No body even reads your repetitive commend, hope you get to realize that.

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      • 4 February 2020 12:53, by South South

        Tilo or whatever they call you. I don’t want you to read my comments, but I don’t want you to open your dirty mouth and say something bad about South Sudan. When you do that, you will find me near you with my power. Kurkoo!!!! Anyway, this topic is about Sudan, we have nothing to do with it.

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  • 4 February 2020 06:10, by Fathi


    Stop being a lunatic. Israel loves South Sudan. Ever since the insecure black people so-called arabs of Khartoum held the bullshit Arab League conference in 1967 and came up with the Khartoum Resolution aka the 3 No’s, Israel has been determined to divide Sudan.

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    • 4 February 2020 06:25, by Fathi

      In fact, Israel has been smuggling weapons to the SPLA since 1967 due to that conference. Sudan should’ve never minded its own business. If we did, Sudan would’ve extend all the way until Aswan by now LOL. Unfortunately, we didn’t know how much of traitor the person replacing Nasser would be. We helped the garbage Egyptians get the Sinai and they responded by taking Halaib.

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      • 4 February 2020 06:28, by Fathi

        Sudan should’ve minded its own business.*
        The Arabs are all traitors and have all betrayed Palestine. We all know they’re best friends behind closed doors. The Arabs don’t care about Palestine. They’re too busy being pawns for Israel & US plotting on each other. We were too naive and believed them.

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        • 4 February 2020 06:38, by Fathi

          Then we have the evangelicals busy in Washington foolishly trying to fulfill end time prophecy talking about the King of South (Iran), Turkey, Libya, & Ethiopia(Cush [Sudan]) will fight the King of the North (Israel). Where were these devils with their military aid when we were a Christian Kingdom fighting the arabs for 1000 years.

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          • 4 February 2020 06:43, by Fathi

            These devils don’t believe in Christianity. They used Christianity to exploit Africa just like the Keizan used Islam to exploit Sudan. It is well known that the missionaries worked with colonizers. Where were their Christian morals when the colonizers were slaughtering Africa?

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            • 4 February 2020 06:45, by Fathi

              It is well known the colonizers sent their missionaries into Africa to scope where the resources were and where the good farmland was. As Desmond Tutu said, "When the missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They said “let us close our eyes and pray.” When we opened them, we had the Bible, and they had the land."

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              • 4 February 2020 06:50, by Fathi

                They knew better than to do that shit in north Sudan. They didn’t even think about staying in our Sudan like they did in South Africa and how they tried in Zimbabwe. We would’ve slaughtered them. These losers came to colonize us but they left colonized. We were the first country to get independence from Britain.

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                • 4 February 2020 06:54, by Fathi

                  They left having built us dams, roads, schools, trains, and improved our farmland. We even tricked them into not dividing our Sudan. Sudanese would’ve never been colonized if it wasn’t for the so-called Ethiopia. We were prepared to slaughter france and Belgium’s king leopold ll after our false mahdi & his homies whooped Egypt & England

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                  • 4 February 2020 07:00, by Fathi

                    We had an agreement with the traitors of Ethiopia. We told them to cover our back while we prepared for France & Belgium who were coming from Chad & Ziare (Congo) respectively. The African traitor aka christian Menelik of Ethiopian feared for future Jihad and accepted a bribe from christian Italy to stay neutral.

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                    • 4 February 2020 07:04, by Fathi

                      This led to the garbage egyptians & the devil winston churchill from England attacking us with their new toy, the Gatlin gun. This resulted in the death of our caliph Abdullah and our defeat.

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                      • 4 February 2020 07:10, by Fathi

                        Moral of the story:
                        1) Sudan needs to cut all alliances with Egypt & Arabs until the real mahdi comes.
                        2) Hailaib and Aswan is ours. We will reconcur when Israel defeats Egypt in an inevitable future war.
                        3) We will punish Ethiopia for their betrayal in the future. We will annex all parts of Ethiopia where the blue nile runs through.

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                        • 4 February 2020 07:31, by Fathi


                          I’m not serious about #3 but the truth is the arabs don’t give a damn about Sudan. Our relations should be strictly financial and non-mercenary related. We should consider leaving the arab league and develop different allies.

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  • 4 February 2020 07:40, by Fathi

    It should be noted that this is clear message from the US. The US does NOT support Sudan’s transition to democracy. If it did, the secretary of state, fat man Mike aka "we lied we cheated we stole" Mike Pompeo, would’ve called Hamdok instead of Burhan. By calling Burhan and ignoring Hamdok, he is clearly trying legitimizing Burhan, the murderer in Darfur.

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    • 4 February 2020 07:44, by Fathi

      Don’t forget that the Pompeo didn’t invite Hamdok to meet with him in the US. He isn’t even trying to hide it. If he wasn’t trying delegitimize the civilian government, he would’ve at least called and invited both Hamdok and Burhan. Don’t forget the US was the one pushing hardest for this bullshit power sharing agreement when we had all the momentum on 6/30.

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      • 4 February 2020 07:47, by Fathi

        Also, the US is undermining civilians in government by refusing to take Sudan off the SST and placing unrealistic demands such as 8 billion dollars for crimes that occured in 1998 by some Pakistanis & Egyptians. It should be noted that over half the people from Sudan were born after 1998. They’re setting Sudan up for failure.

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        • 4 February 2020 07:52, by Fathi

          If a military coup occurs we will have a civil war .. no more civil disobedience and no more sit-ins. We will mail Burhan & Hemedti’s heads to Saudi Arabia and UAE. US foreign policy toward Sudan was clearly paid for by Saudi Arabia & UAE just like their mercenaries & Sudan foreign policy toward Iran.

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