By Mukwuzi Joseph
US President Donald Trump has announced that Sudan and Israel have agreed to the normalisation of relations.
“The leaders agreed to the normalisation of relations between Sudan and Israel and to end the state of belligerence between their nations,” according to a joint statement issued by the three countries on Friday.
Trump, seeking re-election on November 3, sealed the agreement in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and Transitional Council Head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, senior US officials said.
Trump added that he expected the Palestinians and other nations, including Saudi Arabia, to also agree to closer ties in coming months.
Khartoum is now the third Arab government to set aside hostilities with Israel in the last two month