The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday hailed a peace agreement initiated by Sudan’s transitional government, Sudan Revolutionary Front and rebel forces in South Sudan’s capital, Juba.
The Foreign Ministry said that the deal reached between the two countries represents a significant progress to the Horn of Africa region.
Egypt supports all efforts to finalize a peaceful political settlement in Juba, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir Monday.
The United Nations chief said on Monday he believed the need for U.N. sanctions against Eritrea will no longer exist following its peace deal with Ethiopia, U.S. News & World Report reported.
Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Monday welcoming the peace agreement signed by the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea to end 20 years of severed ties.
Pope Francis arrived on a five-day trip to Colombia on Wednesday with the hope his presence will unite the nation.