The head of the Egyptian border guard Major General Ahmed Ibrahim arrived in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Monday in a visit lasting several days for discussions on the deployment of joint forces to the borders between the two countries.

The spokesman of Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Colonel Khaled Saad al-Sawarmi said a joint committee comprised of the two sides was formed and began its work on Monday by holding its first formal meeting.

Al-Sawarmi said the results of the meetings will be disclosed at a later date. […]