Protesters chant slogans in Khartoum. File/AFP
The UAE is following with great concern and deep interest the developments in the brotherly Republic of Sudan.
In a statement released today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said: "The UAE hopes that wisdom, voice of reason and constructive dialogue would prevail between all Sudanese parties, in a way that guarantees security and stability of Sudan, helps spare its people the scourge of evil, safeguard its gains and ensure its unity.
"The UAE emphasised the importance of resuming talks among various Sudanese forces to realise the aspirations of the brotherly people of Sudan," said the statement.
It reiterated its firm position in support of Sudan and its people and of all means to achieve its security, stability, prosperity and welfare.
The UAE expressed the hope that Sudan will soon survive the circumstances it is currently passing through.
Sudan’s new military rulers say two brothers of ousted President Omar Al-Bashir have also been arrested, over corruption.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, has announced its plan to deposit $250 million into the Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS), to secure increased liquidity and strengthen the financial position of Sudan.
The UAE said on Wednesday it supported an “orderly” transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran president Omar Al Bashir are locked in a standoff with protesters demanding civilian rule.
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