Hani Raslan، a researcher at Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies said that The Egyptian-Sudanese Summit which will be held today، Monday represents an important and positive shift in bilateral relations between the two countries.
In statements to “Sabah Dream” TV Show، Raslan added that Sudanese President’s visit to Egypt will focus on Counter-terrorism file، noting that renaissance dam issue will be discussed during the summit.
Noteworthy، President Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi receives his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir on Monday.
The two presidents will discuss ways to strengthen relations between the two countries in all fields. Sudanese Ambassador to Cairo Abdel Mahmoud Abdel Halim told Asharq Al-Awsat that Bashir’s trip is part of the ongoing contacts between him and Sisi.
The two leaders had agreed during a recent summit in Addis Ababa to bolster ties between their countries، he explained.
Monday’s talks will also focus on strengthening relations، he added.
They will also coordinate their stances ahead of the upcoming African summit set for Rwanda on Tuesday and the Arab summit set for Riyadh in April.
Bashir will travel to Kigali on Tuesday، a source from the presidential palace in Khartoum told Asharq Al-Awsat on Saturday.