Arab, Intl parties welcome outcomes of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit in Cairo
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Arab, Intl parties welcome outcomes of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit in Cairo

A number of Arab and international countries have welcomed the final communique of the Sudan’s Neighbors Summit held in Egypt as a step towards reaching a peaceful solution to the Sudanese crisis.

The summit in Cairo brought together Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea, along with the secretary-general of the Arab League and the African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson.

The summit has agreed on eight points mentioned in the communique, most notably the formation of a ministerial mechanism comprising the foreign ministers of Sudan’s neighbors to address the conflict, which has had severe impacts on regional countries.

Russia lauds Egypt's efforts to solve Sudanese crisis

The Russian Embassy in Cairo lauded Egypt's efforts to solve the crisis in Sudan, voicing hope the Sudan's neighboring countries meditation bid, along with Cairo's pioneering role and the forged African peacekeeping mechanisms would help achieve a permanent ceasefire, along with kick-starting the political process to guarantee the safe delivery of urgently-needed humanitarian aid to the war-torn country's people.
The Embassy said Russia sees eye to eye with Egypt on the need to support efforts aimed at maintaining stability and security in the Middle East and North Africa region, as well as ironing out differences and resolving disputes via a direct comprehensive dialogue.

Sudanese Sovereignty Council welcomes final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Sudanese Sovereignty Council welcomed the final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit that was hosted by Egypt.
In a press release, the council asserted the army’s readiness to immediately halt military operations if the Rapid Support Forces committed to stop attacking civilians’ houses and districts and governmental facilities. 

Saudi Arabia welcomes Sudan’s Neighbors Summit outcomes

Saudi Arabia welcomed the outcomes of the Sudan’s Neighbors Summit held in Egypt.

According to a statement issued by the Saudi Foreign Ministry, the Kingdom welcomed “the concerted and integrated efforts aimed at restoring security and stability to Sudan, preserving its territorial integrity, protecting civilians, and ensuring the dispatch of humanitarian aid,”

Bahrain welcomes outcome of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

In the context of reactions of the summit hosted by Cairo, Bahrain welcomed the outcome of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit.
In a press release the Kingdom's Foreign Ministry expressed appreciation for the diplomatic efforts exerted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to convene the event.
Sudan's neighbors underlined during the summit the importance of fully respecting Sudan's sovereignty and the integrity of its lands and ending all forms of interference in its internal affairs.

UAE welcomes final statement of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

The UAE welcomed the final statement issued by the Sudan’s Neighbors Summit held in Cairo, which underscored the importance of protecting Sudan, preserving its capabilities, preventing its disintegration, and urging full respect for Sudan's sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as non-interference in its internal affairs.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of the UAE commended the efforts of the Arab Republic of Egypt in organizing this summit, stressing the importance of intensifying efforts towards a ceasefire, returning to the political framework and dialogue, and advancing in the transitional phase to reach the desired political and security stability in Sudan.
The Ministry underscored its firm position in support of an immediate ceasefire in order to reach a peaceful solution to the crisis between the concerned parties in a way that enhances the stability of Sudan and meets the aspirations of its people for development and growth. 

Oman appreciates Egypt’s efforts to host Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Oman expressed appreciation of the good efforts exerted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to hold the Sudan’s Neighbors Summit in Egypt to reach a peaceful and comprehensive solution for the Sudanese conflict in a way that fulfills the Sudanese people's aspirations and meets their demands for realizing security and stability.
In a statement, the Omani Foreign Ministry expressed support for the outcome of the summit which was held in Cairo.
The ministry hailed the summit's communique which called on the warring parties to end fighting, stem the bloodshed and facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to the needy.
It praised the summiteers' call for respecting the unity of Sudan, the integrity of its territories and non-interference in the country's internal affairs.

Kuwait welcomes Egypt's hosting of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed comfort for Egypt hosting the summit on Sudan’s Neighbors Summit, which conclude its proceedings earlier in Cairo.
In a statement, the ministry expressed comfort for enabling parties involved to discuss ways to end the conflict there, including its negative repercussions on neighboring countries and on the security and stability of the region.
The statement affirmed the State of Kuwait's aspiration for "all parties to respond to the outcomes of this summit, and to establish an effective mechanisms to settle the crisis in Sudan peacefully, in consistency with other regional and international paths, in a way that spares Sudan and its people its all the negative effects and preserves Sudan's security, stability and territorial integrity."

Qatar lauds Egypt’s efforts in hosting the summit

The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs praised the communique as an “important step that is part of the regional and international endeavours aiming to stop the fighting in the sisterly Republic of the Sudan with dialogue and peaceful means.”

The Qatari state looks forward to seeing the outcomes of the summit and other endeavours pave the way for a permanent resolution to the armed conflict in Sudan, the ministry stressed.

Expanded negotiations including all political forces in Sudan should follow the ceasefire in order to reach a sustainable peace that fulfills the aspirations of the Sudanese people for stability, development and prosperity, the ministry added.

Jordan welcomes final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Jordan welcomed the final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit  that was hosted by Egypt.
The Foreign Ministry in the Hashemite Kingdom highlighted in an official statement President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's call for preserving the Sudanese state institutions and protecting the country's sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity as well as stopping foreign interference in its affairs.

Iraq Welcomes Sudan’s Neighbors Summit Statement

The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its approval of the final statement issued by Sudan’s Neighbors Summit.

In a statement, the ministry reiterated Iraq's call for international support towards initiatives aimed at achieving a sustainable political solution and forming a Sudanese government that meets the aspirations of the Sudanese people.

The ministry emphasized Iraq's position, which emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive and lasting ceasefire in Sudan, respect for Sudan's sovereignty and territorial integrity, non-interference in its internal affairs, and addressing the Sudanese crisis as an internal matter.

Iraq believes that approaching the crisis in this manner is essential to prevent further escalation of conflict, protect regional peace and security, and ensure the safety of civilians.

The neighboring countries' summit on Sudan allowed regional nations to discuss the ongoing crisis in Sudan and find ways to support a peaceful resolution.

Iraq urges the international community to actively support initiatives to resolve the Sudanese crisis and assist Sudan in its path toward stability and prosperity.

Tunisia welcomes outcome of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Tunisia welcomed the outcomes of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit, which was hosted by Egypt.

Tunisia expressed its hope that Egypt’s initiative would contribute to advancing regional and international efforts aimed at reaching a peaceful and comprehensive solution to the crisis in Sudan, the statement added.

The Tunisian Foreign Ministry renewed the call for an immediate end to the conflict in Sudan, in order to preserve Sudan's security, stability and territorial integrity.

Palestine welcomes Egypt’s efforts to hold Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

The Palestinian Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry has lauded Egypt’s great efforts to hold the Sudan’s Neighbors Summit to achieve security and stability. 
In a statement, the ministry praised great efforts exerted by Egypt to maintain the security and stability of Sudanese people. 
Palestine is also keen to back Sudan’s security and stability, the note said, urging to end the crisis in Sudan immediately. 

Yemen hails Egypt’s efforts to stop conflict in Sudan

In a statement by the Yemeni Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Yemen hailed the great and fruitful efforts led by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi at the summit as a means to ending the bloodshed and fulfilling the Sudanese people’s aspirations to achieve peace and prosperity.

Syria backs Sudan summit decisions

The Syrian Foreign Ministry stressed support for decisions taken by Sudan's neighboring countries summit and all honest efforts aiming at stemming out the bloodshed and destruction in sisterly Sudan.
Sudan is an integral part of the Arab world, the ministry said, warning of the grave consequences of transferring crises from one Arab country to the other.
It called on Arab countries to be cautious and work on foiling these schemes. 

AP speaker welcomes final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit

Arab Parliament (AP) Speaker Adel Al Asoomi welcomed the final communique of Sudan’s Neighbors Summit that was hosted by Egypt.
In a press release, he said the AP supports Arab efforts aiming at preserving Sudan and the Sudanese people, hailing Egypt for organizing this summit.