Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi called for unifying the visions of Sudan’s neighboring countries regarding the crisis in the country, stressing during his speech at the opening session of the Summit of Sudan’s Neighboring Countries at the Federal Palace today (Thursday) that the Sudanese crisis has left catastrophic repercussions regarding the humanitarian situation.
Al-Sisi said, “The summit of Sudan’s neighboring countries is taking place at a defining moment,” stressing the need to reach a comprehensive political solution that is radical and leads to the preservation of state institutions, warning against the continuation of the fighting.
He pointed out that the ongoing fighting destroyed the infrastructure and vital facilities, calling for the need for all warring parties in Sudan to unite and work to stop the escalation and the shooting, thanking the leaders of delegations and presidents for accepting the invitation to attend the summit of neighboring countries of Sudan.
Al-Sisi put forward four scenarios for Sudan to get out of its current impasse, first: calling on the warring parties to stop the escalation, and start without delay in serious negotiations aimed at reaching an immediate and sustainable ceasefire, second: calling on all Sudanese parties to facilitate all humanitarian aid and establish safe corridors for the delivery of that aid to the regions Third: Launching an inclusive dialogue for the Sudanese parties, with the participation of political and civil forces, and representatives of women and youth, aiming to start a comprehensive political process that meets the aspirations and aspirations of the Sudanese people. Fourth: Forming a communication mechanism emanating from this conference to develop an executive action plan to reach a comprehensive solution. the crisis, provided that the mechanism undertakes direct communication with the parties to the crisis and coordination with existing mechanisms and frameworks.
Yesterday evening (Wednesday) the preparatory session for the summit of Sudan’s neighboring countries started at the level of senior officials in Cairo, which began today to discuss ways to end the current conflict and the negative repercussions on neighboring countries.
The Summit of Sudan’s Neighboring Countries aims to formulate a common vision for Sudan’s immediate neighbors, take steps to resolve the crisis, spare the blood of the brotherly people and spare them the negative effects they are exposed to, preserve the state and its capabilities, and limit the continuation of the grave effects of the crisis on neighboring countries and the security and stability of the region as a whole.
Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency, confirmed that the aim of his country hosting the summit of Sudan’s neighboring countries was to discuss ways to end the current conflict and its negative repercussions on neighboring countries, and to develop effective mechanisms with the participation of neighboring countries to settle the crisis in Sudan peacefully, in coordination with regional tracks. And other international crisis resolution.