Egyptian president delivers speech at 'Night of Power' ceremony



Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 02:33 GMT


Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 02:33 GMT

CAIRO – 18 April 2023: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi delivered Tuesday a speech at the ceremony held to celebrate the ‘Night of Power’ thanking Al Azhar for promoting moderate Islam and welcoming foreign students specialized in Islamic studies.


The president had met Monday evening with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to discuss the crisis in Sudan, where he stressed that negotiations are a must to resolve the issue.


Egypt’s Armed Forces confirmed Saturday that its was closely following the situation in Sudan.


Military Spokesperson Gharib Abd al-Hafez said that Egypt was coordinating with the Sudanese side to ensure the security and safety of the Egyptian troops who had been in the neighboring state to conduct joint military training.


Clashes erupted in several locations in the center of the Sudanese capital between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary fighters.

 The Sudanese army and the RSF are trading accusations regarding who started the clashes.



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