The building of the U.S. state Department in Washington.
WASHINGTON, Nov 8 – the United States is ready to initiate the exclusion of Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism in the fulfilment of several conditions, said on Thursday the state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.
“The United States is ready to initiate the process of eliminating Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism if it will be concluded that all relevant prescribed criteria are met and if Sudan will move forward in six key areas of joint interest,” she said.
In particular, the eve of Deputy Secretary of state John Sullivan and foreign Minister of Sudan Mohamed Ahmed al-Dirdiri discussed in Washington the second phase of bilateral agreements about cooperation. According to Nauert, it provides for progress in six areas: expand cooperation in the fight against terrorism, the extension of the protection of human rights, freedom of religion and the press, providing greater humanitarian access, the cessation of violent actions in the country and creating more favourable conditions for the peace process.