On New Year’s Day 1956 the Republic of the Sudan was born. It stood on the foundations of many African kingdoms in Nubia, Darfur, Kordofan, Blue Sultanate and South Sudan.Read More
First of all, I wish to express, on behalf of the President and the people of South Africa, our deepest condolences to the governments and peoples of France, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Kenya, Iraq, Nigeria and other victims of terror and violence throughout the world over the past few months.
These acts of terror and violence remind us that it is no exaggeration to say that the world has entered a new era of disorder. As South Africans we recall the days of the early 1990s, when we gained our freedom, when the Cold War ended and we all looked forward to a new world order of peaceful co-existence between States, where human rights, human security and democratisation would be promoted in an international rules-based system.
On 4th August 2015, Dr. Khalid Elmubarak, Press Attache' at the Embassy of Sudan in London, wrote as a reply to Mrs. Patricia Parker's comment on the recent migrants' crisis in Calais:
In his meeting with the UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki Moon yesterday 9th June 2016, Sudan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, reiterated the commitment of the Government of Sudan to the Road Map Agreement, which it signed on the 21 March 2016 during the Strategic Meeting facilitated by the African Union High Implementation Panel on Sudan (AUHIP). Professor Ghandour urged the international community to exert more pressure on the rebels and their allied opposition groups to sign the agreement stressing that political negotiations are the only route to peace in the country. Mr Ban Ki Moon from his side reaffirmed the support of the United Nations to the Road Map Agreement to achieve peace and stability in the two areas.