German Foreign Minister Westerwelle speaks with Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ali Karti on Abyei

Jun 16, 2011

Today, the German Foreign Minister Westerwelle appealed in a telephone conversation with the Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, to the Sudanese government to lead peaceful and constructive talks on all outstanding issues related to the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement. 

Westerwelle said: "I appeal to both sides to work for a peaceful and sustainable solution for Abyei. All outstanding issues should be addressed constructively. Only through cooperation and partnership will both nations be able to develop for the good of their citizens. Germany is willing to play its part and to contribute to these efforts”.

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