An Israeli delegation visited Sudan to debate normalising relations, native media reported on Thursday.
The UAE and Bahrain signed agreements to normalize ties with Israel on September 15 on the White House, a part of a US diplomatic push. The move drew criticism from Iran.
Sources in Sudan and Israel confirmed the go to to the media, and heightened hypothesis that Israel might quickly signal a peace cope with Sudan.
“A joint American-Israeli delegation visited Khartoum yesterday” and met with Sovereign Council President General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan for talks on a normalisation of ties between Sudan and Israel, a Sudanese authorities supply stated.
United States’ secretary of state Mike Pompeo visited Sudan in August to push for normalising ties with Israel. However, Sudan’s transitional authorities stated it didn’t have a mandate to ascertain diplomatic ties with Israel.
On Wednesday, Pompeo stated he hoped Sudan would “quickly” recognise Israel. On Monday, US president Donald Trump pledged to quickly take Sudan off the US state sponsors of “terrorism” blacklist.