Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir agreed on Monday to intensify efforts and communications between each other and with the Sudanese parties in order to reach urgent solutions to the Sudan crisis.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday discussed in a meeting with his Canadian counterpart Mélanie Joly different issues of common interest, notably the Sudanese crisis, the ongoing international economic challenges and global food security.
During a press conference on Tuesday following their meeting in Cairo, the coalition members said all international and regional efforts meant to solve the Sudanese crisis have failed due to their bias, lack of impartiality, and preference for one party over another.
The summit, which Cairo hosts on Thursday with the participation of leaders of Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central Africa, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, seeks a settlement to the ongoing Sudanese crisis.
In an interview with TV host Sherif Amer on MBC Masr, Shoukry said all Sudan’s neighboring countries are harmed by the ongoing Sudanese conflict in response to a question on whether Ethiopia is benefiting from the crisis amid the continued GERD dispute between the three countries.