Khartoum - The Minister of Defence, Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein last Sunday received separately in his office the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, Ryoichi Horie, and affirmed Sudan keenness to overcome its
differences with the Republic of South Sudan., solving the pending issues and implementing the cooperation agreements which were signed by the two countries so that the two peoples enjoy peace and stability and exchange interests.
Gen. Hussein briefed the Ambassador of Japan on the outcome of the recent visit of South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, to Khartoum and the result of his meeting with the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir, on the issues of oil, the joint border and the support to armed movements.
The Minister of Defence also received the Ambassador of Pakistan to Sudan, Mohamed Sarfraz, and acquainted him with the current political situation with regard to the relations between Sudan and South Sudan, asserting the keenness of Sudan to establish distinguished relations with the Republic of South Sudan which is based on peace and the exchange of benefits.
The Ambassador Pakistan affirmed the readiness of his country to support Khartoum for surpassing differences and pending issues with South Sudan State and establishing good neighborliness and peace between the two countries.