Sudanese President partakes in Sana'a Grouping Summit held in Ethiopia
KHARTOUM, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir was to lead a delegation tomorrow to Sana'a Grouping Summit, scheduled to be held in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa next Monday February 26, Sudanese News Agency (SUNA) Saturday.
Heads of state and government of the four countries comprising the grouping, Sudan, Ethiopia, Yemen and Somalia, were to take part in the summit's conference, the agency added.
Furthermore, the meetings would look into a number of issues, evaluation of the performance during the previous period, implementation of agreements and resolutions issued earlier and establishment of permanent secretariat.
The summit would also discuss conflicts in the region, top of which were Somalia and Darfur, besides discussing aspects of economic cooperation among the four states, as meetings of the experts already began last Thursday and looked into preparations and agenda of the Addis Ababa Summit.
Sana'a Grouping of Red Sea and Horn of Africa Nations was spearheaded by Yemen in 2002 to bring stability, in addition to political and economic cooperation to the area.