East Africa: IGAD Statement On the Situation in the Sudan

Sudanese professionals, military junta brief western diplomats

Djibouti (Sudanow) - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) continues to closely follow the developments in the Sudan. In this regard, it commends the Sudanese Political Stakeholders for the progress made in the negotiations towards ensuring a political transition in the Sudan.

IGAD sincerely hopes that the Sudanese Political Stakeholders will continue to negotiate in good faith and a spirit of compromise to finalize their discussion on the remaining outstanding issues with a view to responding to the needs and aspirations of the Sudanese people.

It is to be recalled that, in their 67th extraordinary session held recently in Juba, the IGAD Council of Ministers have reaffirmed the continued engagement of IGAD member States on the situation in the Sudan in a coordinated manner, within the African Union framework.

In this context, IGAD supports the statement issued by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on 15 May 2019 and will continue to work closely with the African Union in helping move the political transition process forward.

The member States of IGAD are: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: SudaNow

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.