October 27, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is currently in Jeddah, on behalf of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government, to co-facilitate the Sudan talks together with the African Union (AU), The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United States of America. The talks are aimed at achieving a durable humanitarian ceasefire.
IGAD, together with the AU will continue their ongoing engagements and consultations with the Sudanese stakeholders to convene a Sudanese-led-and-owned comprehensive, all-inclusive political dialogue that shall take place in the IGAD region.
IGAD, along with friends of the Republic of Sudan remain committed to supporting the Sudanese people in their quest for a lasting peace and political settlement.
Mr Nuur Mohamud Sheekh
Spokesperson for the IGAD Executive Secretary
Telephone: +254 716 401 575 (WhatsApp)