Ibrahim Ghandour: Omar al-Bashir saved Sudan
Sudan has been associated with conflict and corruption but after the US lifted economic sanctions in October, many believed the country would move towards becoming a fully integrated member of the international community.
Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour says his country has a bright future ahead.
The country is led by President Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on counts of genocide and war crimes - allegations he has dismissed.
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