President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saturday met Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir ahead of the official opening of the 32nd African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The two leaders discussed various bilateral issues between their two countries and in the region.
The meeting that took place at Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa was attended by foreign affairs minister Sam Kuteesa and Sudanese counterparts among others.
The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU is being held under the theme “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.
The theme presents an opportunity to reflect on and address the root causes of forced displacement in Africa.
The summit is also expected to deliberate on the institutional reform and financing of the continental body; peace and security on the continent and developments related to the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Negotiations for a new cooperation agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific developing countries and the European Union Post-2020 will also feature on the meeting’s agenda.