Egypt’s president، Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi received on Saturday Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan، head of Sudan’s ruling interim military council at Al-Ittihadya Palace، the Egyptian presidency spokesman، Ambassador Bassam Radi stated.
At the outset of the meeting، President، Al-Sisi welcomed Al-Burhan، highlighting the historic relations between both countries.
Al-Sisi and Burhan agreed on the priority of supporting the free will of the Sudanese people and its choices، the spokesman added.
Moreover، Al-Sisi affirmed Egypt readiness to provide all means of support to the brothers in Sudan to overcome this stage in line with the aspirations of the Sudanese people، away from external interventions.
Noteworthy، The visit comes a few hours after a visit paid by the vice chairman of the Sudanese Interim Military Council، Mohammad Hamdan Duklu، to Saudi Arabia to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Al-Burhan’s visit comes after Sudanese protest leaders announced a two-day strike from Tuesday، as talks with the military over installing civilian rule remain suspended.
Al-Burhan is on his first trip abroad since taking power following the ouster in April of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir after months of protests.