Sudanese Leader Says New York, Paris Visits Are Start of New Era

French President Emmanuel Macron says his country will provide Sudan with a grant of 60 million euros (U.S.$65 million), 15 million euros (U.S.$16,3 million) of which will be approved in the coming weeks by the France Development Agency. He mentioned this at a joint press conference with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, whose visit to France followed a speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Hamdok also met with faction leader Abdelwahid El Nur in Paris.

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron hold a press conference on September 30, 2019.

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