Khartoum 11-22-2022 (SUNA) – The Deputy Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, met today in his office with Christoph Retzlaff, Director of the Sub-Saharan Africa and Sahel Department at the German Foreign Ministry, and Christoph Pigou, Director of the Africa and Indian Ocean Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. French. The meeting discussed Sudan’s relations with both countries and ways to enhance them in all fields, in a way that serves common interests, in addition to the political developments taking place in Sudan, and the efforts made to overcome the current crisis, pointing to the importance of activating bilateral cooperation mechanisms with the two countries, resuming development aid, and promoting trade and cultural exchange. And the academic. The Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council expressed Sudan’s welcome to the efforts of France, Germany and the European Union to bring the views of the Sudanese closer together, noting the confirmation of the military component’s withdrawal from political action and giving way to civilians. His Excellency referred to the obstacles facing the implementation of the peace agreement, especially the implementation of the security arrangements clause. Lieutenant General Daglo noted the efforts made by Sudan to enhance regional and international stability, especially in the areas of combating terrorism and illegal immigration. For his part, Christoph Retzlaff, Director of the Sub-Saharan Africa and Sahel Department at the German Foreign Ministry, said that his visit to Sudan comes within the framework of Germany and the European Union’s support to complete the transitional period, noting that his country will work with all parties to enhance stability in Sudan. For his part, Christophe Pigot, Director of the Africa and Indian Ocean Department at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, expressed his hope that the Sudanese would reach an agreement that would end the political crisis in the country, and lead to the completion of the transitional period and access to elections.