Rwanda's president to visit Sudan to discuss bilateral ties

Source: Xinhua| 2017-12-20 03:08:10|Editor: yan
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KHARTOUM, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- President of Rwanda Paul Kagame is to begin on Wednesday an official visit to Sudan at an invitation by his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday.

"Presidents al-Bashir and Kagame will hold an official session of talks to discuss bilateral ties and means of developing them in addition to regional and international issues of mutual concern," the ministry said in a statement.

The president of Rwanda would be accompanied by foreign, defense and trade ministers, it added.

According to the statement, a memorandum of understanding would be signed between the two countries' foreign ministries.

"Rwanda is one of the African countries which have been firmly and strongly standing alongside Sudan in its just causes at the regional and international forums," the ministry said.

Sudan's Foreign Ministry also praised Rwanda's achievement of stability and development in a short period of time with the leadership of President Kagame.

The two sides are also expected to sign an agreement on establishment of a joint political consultation committee.