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Qatar Confirms Support for Sudan, Calls for its Removal from Terrorism List

10 February 2019



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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 today by the Arab Parliament at the headquarters of League of Arab States, on the removal of Sudan from the list of States sponsoring terrorism.

During the session, HE Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Sulaiti, said that 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, HE 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 stabilize, develop and overcome its economic crisis.

HE Al Sulaiti said its time to stand for the right, and demand the US administration to remove Sudan from the list of states sponsoring terrorism.

The Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council said that today's meeting comes under conditions of instability, successive crises and the great challenges facing the Arab countries, adding that many of these countries are suffering from internal conflicts, foreign polarizations, pressures and multiple crises.

The State of Qatar strives to help the Arab and Islamic countries to overcome the obstacles to stability and development, he added.