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Egypt weighs role as mediator in Sudan crisis

Egypt announced its support for the UN initiative to resolve the political crisis in Sudan and called for the quick formation of a government.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly (L) welcomes his Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok upon his arrival in Cairo, Egypt, March 11, 2021.

Egypt called on the parties to the political conflict in Sudan to take part in choosing a new, consensual transitional prime minister in preparation for the formation of a new Cabinet as soon as possible.

Egypt announced its support for a United Nations initiative for a dialogue between the political actors in Sudan, in a bid to reach a deal that ends the current political crisis. The initiative has been widely welcomed at the international level, including by the United States and the United Kingdom.

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