Today, Sunday, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the launch of the final phase of the political process in Sudan.
In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the ministry affirmed Riyadh’s permanent support for the return of political stability to Sudan, and the Kingdom’s continuation in its endeavors with the Sudanese and international partners to achieve everything that would “stabilize, develop and prosper” Sudan.
The ministry commended the international efforts of the tripartite mechanism represented by the UN Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), the African Union and IGAD to achieve stability in the country.
On Sunday, the parties to the framework agreement launched the final phase of the political process in Sudan, hoping to reach a final agreement to resume the transitional period.
In his speech on behalf of the Quartet mechanism, the Saudi ambassador to Khartoum, Ali bin Hassan Jaafar, welcomed the launch of the second and final phase of the political process, expressing the mechanism’s support for launching comprehensive dialogues to resolve outstanding issues.
For her part, the representative of the European Union expressed the bloc’s hope that the current efforts would end in reaching an agreement that would lead the Sudanese towards freedom, peace and justice.
In his speech, the representative of the tripartite mechanism, the African Union envoy, Mohamed El-Hassan Belaish, renewed the call for all political forces to join the framework agreement.
In addition, a spokesman for the Freedom and Change Democratic Bloc told Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath that there is a positive dialogue between the parties under the auspices of Al-Burhan and Hamidti.
For his part, the Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council, Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo, renewed his commitment to forming a full civil authority in Sudan and forming a single professional national army that does not participate in politics.
For his part, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Sudanese Armed Forces, affirmed that the military institution will not play any role in the process of democratic transformation of the country.