Last Updated: Mon Sep 26, 2011 09:48 am (KSA) 06:48 am (GMT)

From Al Masry Al Youm: Tantawi sends Bashir letter regarding Mubarak ‘conspiracy’ against Sudan

Egyptian intelligence chief Mourad Mewafy is flying to Khartoum on a short visit to deliver Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir a message from Hussein Tantawi, president of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, on relations between the two countries.

The message comes a day following Bashir’s statements to the Saudi newspaper The Middle East that formerly-cold relations with Egypt improved following President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster.

Bashir also said that Egypt under Mubarak conspired against Sudan, and that the military council now understands that Sudan is vital for Egypt’s security with regard to food, water, and military defense.

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