Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir gives an address at the opening of the eighth session of Parliament in Khartoum October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
CAIRO – 5 January 2018: Sudan’s Ambassador to Egypt, Abdel Mhamoud Abdel Halim, has been recalled for consultation, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said in Thursday statement.
The statement did not specify the length of the trip or the topics he will discuss during his stay in Sudan.
Egypt’s Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Abu zaid, stated that an announcement has been sent to the Egyptian embassy in Khartoum notifying them of the recall of the Sudanese Ambassador to Egypt for consultation. Zaid added that Egypt is evaluating the situation in order to act accordingly, without going into further details.
The Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, on Friday, told the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) that the difference between Egypt and Sudan is “like an issue with your neighbor”, but we always remind our brothers in Egypt that the capabilities we have can make a huge difference in economic and political fields.