Sudanese rivals agree Renaissance Dam an Ethiopian affair

March 19, 2014

The leader of Sudan’s Popular Congress Party (PCP) Hassan al-Turabi met with Sudanese President and head of the National Congress Party (NCP) Omar al-Bashir after a 15-year rupture between the two, during which Turabi was arrested several times.
According to deputy secretary general of the PCP Ali al-Hajj, both parties agreed during the meeting that the events in Egypt were a coup against the legitimacy of [deposed] President Mohammed Morsi — a stance that contradicts that of the Sudanese left, a former ally of Turabi — and that the Renaissance Dam issue is an Ethiopian one and Egypt has nothing to do with it.

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