Israel- Sudan peace deal to be signed later this year

Israel expects to fully normalise ties with Sudan sometime later this year, said Israel’s foreign minister after returning from a  diplomatic mission to the Sudanese capital.

Eli Cohen spoke to reporters after a one-day trip to Khartoum that included high-level meetings with military leaders, including Sudan’s ruling general, Abdel-Fattah Burhan.

“The agreement is expected to be signed this year and it will be the fourth” such accord, Cohen said, referring to the US-brokered normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco in 2020.

Sudan’s Foreign Ministry said it would move forward to normalize full diplomatic ties with Israel.
Sudan first signed a normalisation agreement with Israel, joining Morocco, Bahrain, and the UAE in 2020 as part of the US-brokered “Abraham Accords” to establish full diplomatic ties.
In its statement, the Sudanese ministry added that the talks aimed to strengthen cooperation in various sectors, including security and military


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