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On Thursday, Sudan ruled out the military option to resolve the dispute with Ethiopia in the Renaissance Dam crisis, while the head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, confirmed that his country has no intentions to use violence or military action with neighboring countries.
The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maryam Al-Mahdi, said at a press conference in Doha that there is no room for a military option to resolve the conflict with Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam file.
She added, “At the present time we are talking about political options, and we will go towards mobilizing support from regional neighboring countries and global opinion to prevent Ethiopia from moving forward with destabilizing Sudan and Egypt.”
Informed sources revealed, according to the London-based Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, that Sudan is about to provide a briefing to the UN Security Council regarding the dispute over the Renaissance Dam, explaining the risks threatening its security and the safety of its citizens and its water facilities, in exchange for the “Ethiopian” intransigence that refuses to sign a binding legal agreement and insistence. On completing the monofill.
For his part, Al-Burhan stressed that his country would not use military force to solve border disputes in the Fashaqa region with Ethiopia, pointing out that Khartoum adopts peaceful solutions in addressing such issues.
Al-Burhan said, in a press conference in Doha, yesterday, that “Sudan is keen on regional and international peace and security, and we are working to preserve our relationship with neighboring countries and the world, and for Sudan to become an active member and return to exercising its natural role in the international community.” It will not attack any of the neighboring countries, and it always resorts to peaceful means, which are dialogue and negotiations to “solve” problems with neighboring countries.
Al-Burhan emphasized that the Emirati initiative to resolve border tension with Ethiopia confirms Sudan’s right to its lands, and talks about an Emirati partnership with farmers in the Sudanese “Al-Fashaqa” region. He pointed out that the Emirati initiative is under study, and that the relevant agencies are discussing it at various levels before responding to it, and he thanked the UAE for its keenness on security in Sudan and the region.
Al-Burhan added that the Emirati initiative preserves Sudan’s national sovereignty, considering that the land is Sudanese, stressing that the initiative confirms Sudan’s right to all its lands, and includes participatory matters between the UAE and farmers in the border areas between Sudan and Ethiopia.
The head of the Sudanese Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said, “Our visit to Qatar comes within the framework of strengthening Sudan’s foreign relations, and we have good relations with all countries of the world.”
He added, “We were pleased to visit Qatar and we thank them for inviting us, and the visit represents an opportunity to restore the bond and sincere fraternal relations between the two countries that will not be separated.” He said, “We seek and aspire for the change in Sudan to be real and reflected on the Sudanese people,” noting that removing Sudan from the list of states sponsoring terrorism is an example of cooperation between the components of the transitional authority, including civilian and military forces.
He added, “We have agreed to activate the agreements between Sudan and Qatar, and that Qatari investments in Sudan are subject to respect and development.”
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