Saudi Arabia and the United States of America welcomed the start of preliminary talks between representatives of the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces, in Jeddah, yesterday (Saturday).
According to the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riyadh and Washington urged both parties to sense their responsibilities towards the Sudanese people and to engage seriously in these talks, and to draw a roadmap for the talks to stop military operations and emphasize ending the conflict, sparing the Sudanese people from further suffering, and ensuring that humanitarian aid reaches the affected areas. .
The Kingdom and America commended the efforts of all countries and organizations that expressed their support for holding these talks, including the Quartet, the League of Arab States and the tripartite mechanism. They affirmed the continuation of coordinated international efforts for broad negotiations involving all Sudanese parties.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said, in his statements yesterday: “We welcome the presence of representatives of the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces in the city of Jeddah, for dialogue about the situation in their homeland, and we hope that this dialogue will lead to an end to the conflict, the launch of the political process, and the return of security and stability.” To the Republic of Sudan, and we also affirm that this hosting is the result of international solidarity, which was made with unremitting efforts with the United States of America, and in partnership with the countries of the Quartet, and the partners of the tripartite mechanism.