President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has reiterated the government commitment to the implementation of the Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement which it has signed with South Sudan State lately in Addis Ababa, pledging to facilitate implementation of the agreement on the ground for the interest of the two peoples.
This came when he received yesterday afternoon at the Guest House the Ambassador of Sudan to South Sudan, Dr. Mutrif Siddiq, in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Karti.
In a statement to the press after the meeting, Dr. Mutrif Siddiq said that President Al-Bashir has given a number of advices and directives to him and to the staff of Sudan Embassy to Juba for work in the spirit of one team to implement the Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement.
Dr. Siddiq said that President Al-Bashir has asked him to convey a message to President Salva Kiir in which he affirmed Sudan keenness to face the challenge and to work together with him to implement the Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement and to reach solution for the outstanding issues toward achieving secure and progressing relations with South Sudan.
Dr. Siddiq said that he received directives from President Al-Bashir to work together with the concerned authorities to open all the land, river and air borders and to convey to South Sudan all its requirements toward normalization of the bilateral relations.
Dr. Siddiq said that he will leave for Juba shortly to deliver his credentials and to assume his work there according to the directives of the President of the Republic.