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Sudan and US to hold further talks on removing Khartoum from terrorism sponsor list

Reuters , Thursday 8 Nov 2018
al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed
File Photo: Sudanese Foreign Minister al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed gives a press conference in Khartoum on June 24, 2018 (AFP)
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Sudan’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that Khartoum and Washington have agreed to launch the second phase of strategic talks aimed at removing Sudan from the United States’ state sponsors of terrorism list.

The US lifted 20-year-old trade sanctions on Sudan a year ago, but economists say foreign investors and banks are put off by Sudan’s continued designation by Washington as a state sponsor of terrorism, alongside Iran, North Korea and Syria.

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