Noting Agreement between Israel, Sudan, Secretary-General Expresses Hope That Accord Advances Peace, Economic Growth in Africa, Middle East – Press Release (SG/SM/20361)

24 OCTOBER 2020


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General takes note of the announcement by the Governments of the United States, Israel and Sudan informing of an agreement to normalize relations between the Republic of the Sudan and Israel.

The Secretary-General hopes the agreement will further cooperation, enhance economic and trade relations and bring about new opportunities to advance peace and economic prosperity in the wider Horn of Africa and Middle East regions.

The United Nations remains fully committed to supporting the Republic of the Sudan’s efforts to achieve socioeconomic recovery, stability and prosperity for all people in the Sudan and the wider region.

For information media. Not an official record.


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