US Secretary of State Mike PompeoSaid on Twitter "I am pleased to announce that the US and Sudan have begun the process of appointing ambassadors for the first time in 23 years. This is a historic step to strengthen our bilateral relations." used the phrase.
Pleased to announce that the United States and #Sudan have decided to initiate the process to exchange ambassadors for the first time in 23 years. This is a historic step to strengthen our bilateral relationship.
– Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) December 4, 2019
Later, Pompeo made a written statement on the issue, Prime Minister of Sudan Abdullah Hamduksaid they welcomed Washington's visit.
Reminding that Hamduk came to office on 21 August, the satisfaction of the steps taken by Hamduk has been underlined.
Trump administration lifted sanctions on Sudan
In October 2017, the US administration lifted economic sanctions imposed on Sudan since 1997, but in 1993 Osama bin Laden's Sudan on the grounds that' host countries that support terrorism 'did not remove.
The sanctions were lifted after Khartoum collaborated with Washington in the fight against terrorism, contributing to peace in South Sudan and providing humanitarian assistance to those affected by the conflict.