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German friend of Sudan – Rudolf Decker


It is expected from a German Parliamentarian who has written books on Africa, ‘Im Innersten Afrika’ and ‘Rwanda’ and who has been to the innermost of Africa, to be a genuine friend of Africa. Rudolf Decker who has been a member of State Parliament 1968-1992 from Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany visited Sudan for three days. Prior to his visit he had been to Kampala to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. When asked about his views on the walk out of Western officials following President Museveni’s remarks about ICC as bunch of useless people, Rudolf Decker said that it had no effect. On the contrary President Omar El Bashir received a big applause. During his stay in Sudan with his wife, Engineer Rudolf Decker met the Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, Assistant of the President of the Republic, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omar, Speaker of the National Assembly and Prof. Hashim Ali Salim, Secretary General of the National Dialogue. In every meeting he expressed his genuine concern for Sudan’s peace and development and a strong and friendly relationship between Sudan and Germany. His meetings with the Sudanese leaders was organized by the Sudanese Council for International People’s Friendship.