Since the fighting began on 15 April between the troops of the president of the Sudanese Sovereign Base Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and those of his former number two, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (Hemeti), several attempts at mediation have been made to try to reach a lasting ceasefire agreement. Among the most significant, are those led by Egyptian diplomats.
Lobbying from N’Djamena to Juba
On the instructions of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is concerned about the consequences of the Sudanese crisis on his country, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry began to take a more active role in crisis management, travelling to N’Djamena on 8 May to discuss the subject with Chadian President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno.
In N’Djamena, Déby said it is important not to repeat the mistakes made during the Libyan crisis, in which African countries and the African Union
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