Sudan determined to improve relations with South Sudan: Foreign MinisterListen /
Sudan has called the recent signing of agreements with its neighbour, South Sudan, an "important step" in relations between the two countries.
Addressing the General Assembly on Saturday, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti spoke about the accords signed earlier this week on security, the common border and economic issues.
"This is an important step that shows Sudan's commitment to a policy of good neighbourliness and its determination to improve relations with South Sudan and to reach a comprehensive understanding on all issues." (Duration: 20″)
The Foreign Minister also reported on the situation in Darfur.
He said improved security and stability in the region have led the Security Council to reduce the number of international military officers stationed there.
The peaceful settlement of disputes is the focus of the 67th UN General Assembly.