Vietnam concerned about Sudanese tensions
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 16:00

25/04/2012 |19:14:26 (VNA)


Vietnam is deeply concerned about escalating tension between Sudan and South Sudan , a spokesman for the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry said on April 25.

“Vietnam calls on concerned parties to respect international law and signed agreements, maintain restraint, not let tensions escalate and settle differences through peaceful negotiations,” spokesman Luong Thanh Nghi said.

Nghi made the statement in response to reporters’ questions on conflicts at the border of the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan.-VNA

Sudan names honorary consul
Friday, 26 August 2011 15:58

26/08/2011 |17:14:12 (

The Sudanese Ambassador to Vietnam, Adil Ibrahim Mustafa Ahmed, on Aug. 25 inaugurated his nation's honorary consulate in Ho Chi Minh City and introduced the honorary consul, a Vietnamese national.

He said Tran Uyen Phuong, deputy general director of Tan Hiep Phat Group, a major non-alcoholic beverage maker in Vietnam , was the most impressive among dozens of candidates who applied for the position.

At the ceremony, the ambassador said the Sudanese Government had decided to appoint an honorary consul to the city because of the huge potential for economic and cultural relations.

Sudan is the third largest country in Africa with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers and a population of 39 million.

The two countries established diplomatic relations in 1969 and Sudan opened an embassy in Hanoi in 2009./.

Statement: Government of the Republic of Sudan recognizes the Republic of South Sudan
Monday, 11 July 2011 16:01

The Republic of the Sudan

In the Name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful






In accordance with the recognition of the Government of the Sudan of the right of self-determination for the people of Southern Sudan and its acceptance of the outcome of the January 9th, 2011 Referendum and respecting the choice of the people of Southern Sudan to have their independent state,


The Republic of the Sudan declares:


Its recognition of the establishment of the Republic of South Sudan as an independent and sovereign State as of July 9th, 2011, in accordance with the existing boundaries between North and South Sudan as of January 1st, 1956 and as they were when Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed in January 9th, 2005, and in accordance with the norms and principles of the international laws relates to recognition of states.


As the republic of the Sudan expresses its wishes for the establishment of a stable, safe and prosperous state, it is looking forward for special relations with the Republic of South Sudan based on the historic relations that bound the peoples of the two countries, and in conformity with the values of international cooperation, bilateral respect and good neighbourliness. The Republic of the Sudan reiterates its commitment to settle all the remaining issues stemming from the CPA and the post-secession through negotiation, dialogue and cooperation aiming at a brighter future whereby the people of the two countries enjoy peace, development and stability.


As the Republic of the Sudan hereby recognizes the establishment of the Republic of South Sudan, calls upon the Governments of the Republic of South Sudan to recognize the Treaties and Agreements entered into by the Republic of the Sudan whether bilateral, regional or international.


Done in Khartoum, Sudan

This 8th day of July, 2011     15:30 hrs 

Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnam to affirm readiness to boost cooperation with Sudan in agriculture, commercial, oil domains
Monday, 27 June 2011 09:56

Khartoum, June 22 (SUNA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Ahmed Kerti, Wednesday received the Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnam, H.E Mr.Doan Xuan Hung, who is currently on official mission in Sudan. The two sides reviewed the potentials of boosting joint cooperation in political and economic domains. The Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed the strong intention to boost the cooperation in agricultural, commercial fields as well as in oil exploration and communications. He also expressed readiness to put the distinguished experience of his country, in achievement of economic boom and development from State of war at the disposal of Sudan. The Vietnamese side further agreed on setting up of a joint ministerial committee for cooperation, which will be established later by mutual consultations in the near future. The Vietnamese Deputy Minister further conveyed during the meeting an invitation from the Vietnamese Deputy Primer and Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Vietnam as part of the exchange of visits of high ranking officials in the two countries. In this context, the Minister of Foreign Affairs accepted the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart, saying that it will be decided later.


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