January 30, 2023 (KHARTOUM) – Mohamed Hamdan Daglo Hemetti was in Ndjamena on Monday where he discussed with Chadian President Mohamat Deby the security situation in the border area.
Hemetti’s visit took place 24 hours after a meeting between Deby and al-Burhan where they agreed to bolster the operations of the joint border force and to share information, due to the inter-communal attack and the situation in the neighbouring Central African Republic (SAR).
In a statement issued after the meeting, the Chadian presidency said that Deby and Hemetti has a long one-to-one meeting to appraise the revitalization of the joint force and the border security issues.
The purpose of the two-hour meeting was to share the same information with the two Sudanese top leaders, further added the statement.
Chadian leadership has been alarmed by the reported close cooperation of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) with the contactors of the Russian Wagner company in the border triangle between the three countries.
Ndjamena, also, monitors closely the presence of Chadian rebel groups in northern CAR. While Bangui seeks to defeat rebel groups in the triangle area.
After Hemetti’s return to Khartoum, Ambassador Abdel Aziz Hassan Salih, Director of the Department of Neighboring Countries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told reporters that the two sides agreed “to enhance cooperation on all bilateral and regional issues to serve the interests of the two countries and the region”.
The deputy head of the Sovereign Council was accompanied by the Director of the Intelligence Agency, Maj Gen Abbas Mohamed Bakhit and Salih.