UAE says that it will keep Sudan in good times and bad times: an official on Twitter

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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash sees during the preparatory meeting for GCC, Arab and Islamic summits in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2019. REUTERS / Waleed Ali

DUBAI said (Reuters) – The Arab United Arab Emirates congratulated Sudan after the military council and opposition were dealing with power-sharing and said it would stand up to Khartoum in “good times and bad times”, Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash said.

“We hope that the next step will be underpinned by a constitutional system that will strengthen the role of institutions with wide national and popular support,” said Gargash in a Twitter post on Friday.

The rich state of the Saudi Gulf is a key supporter of the Sudanese authorities and has a major influence in the country.

Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Edited by Mark Heinrich

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