Bashir leaves for Moscow, meets Putin, to attend FIFA final match

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - President Omar Bashir of Sudan, even with the ICC arrest warrant hanging on his neck, left Khartoum on Friday for Moscow on a state visit for talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on bilateral relations and ways of promoting them further.

The Official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported on Friday that the two leaders will discuss their economic relations and a strategic partnership for development and the strengthening of cooperation in the political and economic fields.

They will look at the widening opportunities of investment, particularly in the fields of agriculture and energy, besides reviewing the progress on the implementation of the modernization programme for the Sudanese armed forces which is supported by Russia.

SUNA added that President Bashir , who is accompanied by the Deputy Chairman of the High Committee for Relations with Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), Dr. Awad Ahmed al-Jazz, Presidential Affairs Minister, Dr. Fadul Abdulla Fadul, and Defense Minister, Awad Ibn Oaf, will also attend the FIFA World Cup final match to be played in Moscow on Sunday between France and Croatia.

Bashir will be at the match alongside 25 other heads of state at the invitation of President Putin

BRICS High Committee is chaired by President Bashir.
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13 juillet 2018 19:38:10

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