Presidents Isaias Afwerki and Field Marshal Omar Hassan Al-Beshir today held second-round talks at the State House regarding bilateral relations and regional issues.

They conducted discussion on bilateral cooperation at the national level, as well as between the neighboring regions of both countries, besides the prevailing misunderstanding between the Republic of Sudan and South Sudan. Moreover, the two leaders reached understanding for both Eritrea and the Republic of Sudan to work together focusing on maintaining the agreement as regards continuation of fuel export from South Sudan and the development of relations between the two Sudans. And this in view of the fact that the existence of close and strong ties between the Republic of Sudan and South Sudan is of vital importance not only for the benefit of both of the but also for the peace and stability of the Horn region.

Following the meeting of the two leaders, Eritrea’s Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, and Foreign Minister Ali Kerti of the Republic of Sudan told reporters that the visit of Field Marshal Omar Hassan Al-Beshir was successful, and that a joint committee has been set up to oversee the implementation of the projects underway on the basis of the understanding previously reached between the two countries.

Meanwhile, in continuation of the tour he conducted to different enterprises yesterday, President Omar Hassan Al-Beshir in the morning hours visited the Geographic Information System (GIS) Center here in the capital, during which he received briefings by managers and experts accompanied by video show.

The Sudanese leader left for home in the afternoon hours today concluding his 3-day official visit to Eritrea. He was seen off by President Isaias Afwerki, Ministers and the Sudanese Ambassador to Eritrea.