Qatar confirms support for Sudan, seeks removal from terror list2019-02-11 13:41:20 Written by The Gulf News Published in English Articles Read 791 times
February 11, 2019 12:19 pm 39
The State of Qatar affirmed its support and solidarity with the Republic of Sudan and called for its removal from the list of states sponsoring terrorism.
This came in the hearing session held yesterday by the Arab Parliament at the headquarters of the League of Arab States, on the removal of Sudan from the list.
During the session, HE the Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Sulaiti, said the State of Qatar has never wavered in its support for Sudan, calling on the US administration to remove its name from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism.
In this regard, the Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council referred to Doha hosting the Darfur peace negotiations under the auspices of the UN, where Doha has been an essential partner for the peace efforts in Darfur and for the consolidation of peace and development.
In order to complete this effort, the State of Qatar has sought with the Arab and Islamic countries, the lifting of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan, he added.
He stressed that Doha is still seeking to help Sudan to meet the conditions set by the US administration to provide security and stability in areas of conflict, calling for enabling Sudan to stabilise, develop and overcome its economic crisis.
Al-Sulaiti said its time to stand for the right, and to demand the US administration to remove Sudan from the list of states sponsoring terrorism.
The Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council said that yesterday’s meeting comes under the conditions of instability, successive crises and the great challenges facing Arab countries, adding that many of these countries are suffering from internal conflicts, foreign polarisation and pressures.
The State of Qatar strives to help the Arab and Islamic countries to overcome the obstacles to stability and development, he added.