CAIRO Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will not attend a accumulating in Saudi Arabia on Saturday in which U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his initial international journey, point out news agency SUNA stated on Friday.
The agency stated al-Bashir will not be attending the summit for “specific good reasons”, but did not specify what all those good reasons have been. He assigned his Minister of Point out Taha Al Hussein to attend the summit in Riyadh on his behalf.
Al-Bashir is preferred for war crimes by the International Felony Courtroom (ICC) and is shunned by Western leaders.
On Wednesday, Sudan’s international minister experienced stated that al-Bashir would be attending a accumulating in Saudi Arabia in which leaders from the 6-country Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are due to fulfill.
Trump’s go to to Saudi Arabia on Saturday is the initial stop on his maiden international journey as President that will also acquire him to Israel and Europe.
(Reporting by Ali Mirghani Composing by Asma Alsharif Editing by Toby Davis)