ABU DHABI, 14th January 2017 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces congratulated Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir on the lifting of some of the economic sanctions, imposed by the United States on his country.

In a telephone call made last night with president Al Bashir, Sheikh Mohamed said such positive step was in appreciation of Khartoum’s role in many regional issues.

President Al Bashir thanked Sheikh Mohamed for his fraternal feelings towards Sudan and its people.

During the call, Sheikh Mohamed and President Al Bashir discussed ways to enhance ties between the two fraternal countries.

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