Geneva / Information Office / October 02
The State of Qatar affirmed its firm position towards supporting the unity, stability, sovereignty of Sudan and the right of the Sudanese people to fulfill their aspirations for freedom, peace and justice, in order to achieve development in all fields.
This came in the speech of the State of Qatar delivered by HE the State of Qatar's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva Ambassador Ali Khalfan Al Mansouri, during the enhanced interactive dialogue on the report of the independent expert on Sudan.
His Excellency said that the State of Qatar welcomes the holding of this enhanced interactive dialogue and hopes that it will contribute to further promotion and protection of human rights in Sudan.
HE Al Mansouri added that Qatar values the positive developments that occurred in Sudan with the transitional government and a number of armed movements initialing the peace agreement in Juba, and Qatar looks forward to the joining of the rest of the factions to the peace process, which would lead to the achievement of a lasting and just peace in all parts of the country.
His Excellency stressed that Qatar noted the challenges that the independent expert mentioned in his report, especially those related to the negative impact of the continued classification of Sudan on the list of states sponsoring terrorism, and calls to remove the name of Sudan from this list, in order to facilitate its efforts to overcome the obstacles faced at this critical stage in its history.
HE the State of Qatar's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva Ambassador Ali Khalfan Al Mansouri said that Qatar renews its call and urges the Human Rights Council and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to provide the necessary technical support to build and strengthen human rights capacities in Sudan, with the importance of taking into account the main priorities of the government of Sudan, its needs, and its commitments.