"Sudan should not be in a state of hostility with any party, religion or sect ...Sudan after the revolution is required to become different from what preceded it.”
The move comes after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Sudanese leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan in February and announced that they would take steps towards normalization.
In her exhibition ‘Other Name,’ curator Yael Fibak Ilan presents works by known Israeli artists alongside unknown artists from Eritrea and Sudan
Matches draw huge crowds across the country and carried on sporadically during the conflict.
"This action signifies the end to the war," President Kiir told the gathering of dignitaries and journalists. "Peace has come and it has come to stay."
Netanyahu: Only 10% of Israel’s relations with Muslim countries are known
The Sudanese leader referred to the meeting with Netanyahu and his contribution to normalize relations, as an action in favor of his own country's political interests with Washington
Sudan's President of the Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, noted personal details in an interview with a local newspaper, regarding his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The war in Darfur has been going on since 2003, with close to three million citizens being displaced and at least 300,000 being killed as of 2013.