Turkey on Sunday welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between Transitional Government of Sudan and the Armed Groups.

“We welcome the signing of the agreement, which was previously initialed, between the Transitional Government of Sudan and the armed opposition groups in Juba yesterday (3 October),” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“We believe that this agreement would constitute an important step towards preservation of Sudan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the statement said.

Turkey will continue to support all efforts aimed at attaining peace and stability in the “friendly and brotherly Sudan, it added.

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