The National Defense Minister of Sudan Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf- Official Facebook Page
CAIRO - 20 August 2017: The National Defense Minister of Sudan Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf paid visit to Egypt on Monday to discuss the recent international and regional developments.
The Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhy welcomed his counterpart Ibn Auf at the General Secretariat of the Defence Ministry.
Ibn Auf has stressed the strong relations between Egypt and Sudan referring that his country is keen on enhancing the partnership between the two states in different fields and exerting efforts for the common interests, according to the Army Spokesperson’s official Facebook page.
They discussed how the recent international and regional developments affect the security and stability in the region besides the common files of the Armed Forces.
He stressed that the two countries should cooperate together to face challenges in the region to preserve security and stability of the region.
He praised Egypt’s efforts and stances to fight terrorism preserving peace and security of Africa.
Both countries have had a good relationship for decades, but tension arose between them when pro-Egyptian regime activists demonstrated against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir after visiting Ethiopia, which is building a dam on the Nile, causing Sudan to impose entry visa requirements for Egyptians who are aged between 18 and 50 years.