On the third of February, the minister of foreign affairs took part of in the 1137th Ministerial meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council, on the update of the situation in Sudan, by video conference.
In this meeting Mr. Bourita emphasized that the Kingdom of Morocco, strengthened by His Majesty King Mohammed VI’s clear guidelines, will continue to be a constant supporter of Sudan’s stability and territorial integrity.
According to Mr. Bourita, Morocco will stand in complete solidarity with this brotherly country and its people in their decisions. He also reaffirmed the Kingdom’s solidarity with Sudan and its unwavering support for its security, stability, and national unity.
This meeting was described as an event to support Sudan and emphasising that the minister said “”We are not here to judge, we are here to help It is perhaps an obvious fact, but it is critical to remember “.
This step is an important one which was taken by the signing of the political framework agreement in December 5, 2022. Additional it was put to work as a result of the parties commitment since January 8, to the talks for an orderly transition. Additionally Mr. Bourita congratulated all Sudanese stakeholders (current leaders, political parties, unions, and associations) on making the new political process for the stabilization of democratic institutions possible
The minister of foreign affairs also took it upon himself to praise the efforts of the United Nations, African Union, and IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development), who play critical roles in facilitating a credible and inclusive political process. He also added saying that continued trilateral engagement is critical to preserving the December 5 agreement and assisting Sudan in overcoming its political and economic challenges.
On this subject , Mr. Bourita urged all parties to overcome their differences and be willing to make the much needed political compromises, noting that for the agreements to be sustainable, they must be inclusive in their content and protagonists.
The minister concluded his statement by saying that Sudan’s crisis has gone for far too long, adding that he believes that there is genuine hope that it will be regaining its long-term stability as well as its place in the pan-African institutional family the soonest possible.