EU reiterates commitment to achieve peace, stability in Sudan

A woman rides a donkey as nomad families from the Misseryia area in Abyei region migrate from north on December 18, 2016. (AFP/Xinhua)

KHARTOUM, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) — The European Union (EU) on Tuesday reiterated commitment to support the real efforts to achieve peace and stability in Sudan.

Head of the EU Delegation to Sudan Jean-Michel Dumond on Tuesday met with Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour in Khartoum, highlighting EU’s support to the peace and stability in Sudan.

Dumond said he met Ghandour as part of regular consultations to find ways to enhance relations between Sudan and the EU.

He further announced that a delegation of 16 European diplomats would begin on Wednesday a two-day visit to North and West Darfur to deepen cooperation with the local authorities and the UN missions.

The delegation would meet with the State Governors to discuss the challenges to development and areas for future support.

It would also visit EU-funded projects which are implemented by the UN World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), he added.

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