Al-Arabiya accused: Sudanese opposition figures were backed by Egyptian intelligence services

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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir accused the Egyptian government of harbouring and backing Sudanese opposition figures fighting his troops, in remarks broadcast on Sunday. In his first such accusation against Cairo, Bashir said in an interview broadcast by Al-Arabiya that Sudanese opposition figures were “backed by Egyptian intelligence services”. “We raise this issue every time when we meet Egyptian officials,” said Bashir. Sudanese troops are fighting rebels in three conflict regions — Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

“I’m not accusing President Sisi. I’m accusing the regime.”Bashir also denied allegations that Khartoum was hosting several members of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement banned by Cairo.Bashir reiterated that Sudan will protest to the United Nations if Egypt does not end its occupation of a border region claimed by his country.”TheHalayeb triangle is Sudanese and we will not make anyconcessions,” he said.

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