Malaysia condemns hostilities in Sudan, calls for meaningful dialogue
16 Apr 2023 06:05pm
The attack near the RSF base south of Khartoum in the morning which spread to other areas of the capital, including Khartoum International Airport. Photo - AFP Photo
In the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Malaysia called on both sides to immediately cease hostilities and exercise utmost restraint, reflecting the Islamic tenets of peace and compassion, the Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) said in a statement today.
"Both sides should resolve any differences through peaceful means, and avoid any actions that could further exacerbate tensions in the country.
"Meaningful dialogue and negotiations are the only way forward towards restoring peace and stability in Sudan,” it said in the statement
Malaysia urged all parties to prioritise the safety and security of civilians and work together towards creating a peaceful and stable environment in which all Sudanese could thrive and prosper.
Malaysia remains in solidarity with the people of Sudan and will continue to support efforts towards a lasting and peaceful resolution to the conflict.
"We pray for the well-being and safety of the people of Sudan during this challenging times,” added the statement.
According to international reports, at least 25 people were killed since clashes erupted on Saturday.
The Sudan Doctors Committee said 183 were also injured in Khartoum and other cities.
Gunfire and bombs were heard near the army headquarters and presidential palace, according to Anadolu Agency’s report. - BERNAMA
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