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Sudan vows to support Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks"


on Friday pledged to back regional ally against "all threats and attacks" from its rival

"is standing with the kingdom against all threats and attacks from and Houthi militias," Al Jazeera quoted Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, of Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council, as saying.

He made these remarks during his first visit to since took power after they backed protesters in overthrowing longtime-leader last month.

Dagalo was accompanied by the Sudanese military's official spokesperson,

The kingdom's for Foreign Affairs attended the meeting as well as Dr

He also said that the military council will continue deploying Sudanese troops in war-torn

deployed troops to in 2015 as a part of major foreign policy breaking decades-old ties with and join Saudi led-coalition fighting there.

Meanwhile, has provided USD250m support to Sudan, to strengthen "financial position, alleviate pressure on the Sudanese pound and achieve more stability in the exchange rate".

In April, and the pledged USD 3bn in financial support for following the overthrow of longtime leader

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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 06:33 IST