Quotes Of The Day
“Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.” – Adrienne Cecile Rich, American Poet (1929–2012)
1. November 4, 2012.
Sudan’s Minister of State, Ameen Hassan Omar:
Sudan does not have an alliance with Iran and will not enter a military alliance with the country, a Sudanese minister has said…“We do not have an alliance with Iran and we will not have a military alliance with it because we are outside the Iranian axis. If we establish military ties, they will be with neighbouring states. But we stand by our rights to get nuclear technology,” he is reported to have said. – Gulf News, Dubai UAE., November 4, 2012.
2. March 7, 2008.
Sudan’s Minister of Defence, Abdelarhim M. Hussein:
Sudan and Iran signed a military cooperation agreement at the end of a second round of negotiations between defence ministers of the two countries. Abdelarhim M. Hussein Sudanese and visiting Iranian delegations on March 4 started talks on military cooperation between the two countries in order to bolster bilateral military relations. The two countries started talks on military cooperation in January 2007. The two countries signed an agreement on cooperation in the fields of technology, education, science, industry and exchange of expert delegations as well as establishment of military cooperation commission. The agreement was signed by Iran’s Defence Minister Mustafa Mohamed Najjar and his Sudanese counterpart Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein. The two sides underlined development and consolidation of defensive ties between Iran and Sudan and called it an important step toward strengthening peace, stability and security in the region and international arena. – Sudan Tribune, March 7, 2008.