FILE- President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi meets with Sudanese Transitional Military Council Chairman Abdel Fatah al-Burhan in Cairo on Saturday, May 25, 2019 - press photo.
CAIRO - 8 March 2020: "President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received a phone call from Chief of Sudan's ruling military council Abdel Fatah al-Burhan to discuss the bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern," said presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi on Sunday.
"President Sisi affirmed Egypt’s firm and strategic support to Sudan’s stability and security, particularly in the current transitional period," Radi said, adding that Burhan praised the Egyptian stance towards Sudan’s stability.
On January 17, 2020, President Sisi received a phone call from Burhan to discuss the developments of a number of regional issues of common interest, especially talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Libyan crisis. The two leaders agreed on the need to continue intensive consultation and joint coordination in this regard.