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Parliamentary delegation calls for ‘deeper Canadian engagement’ with Sudan after 14 years of frigid ties

By Shruti Shekar      

Plus, the Ugandan High Commission has got the okay from the city's Planning Committee to demolish its former building.

Liberal MP Rob Oliphant and Conservative Senator Raynell Andreychuk, co-chairs of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association, made the first official Canadian visit to Sudan in 14 years earlier this year. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia
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Parliamentarians who earlier this year made the first official Canadian visit to Sudan in 14 years are calling on Canada to review ties with the northeast African country after years of frigid relations, with a view to potentially lifting sanctions. A two-person Canadian parliamentary delegation travelled to Sudan to gather more information with a view to reassessing its ties with Canada, as the country shows some signs of reform. They released their report on the visit April 19.

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