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Pompeo lands in Sudan on first visit by top US official in 15 years

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Sudan Tuesday for the first visit by an American chief diplomat in 15 years, on a tour aimed at boosting Arab ties with Israel.

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Pompeo arrived in Khartoum on a historic “first official non-stop flight” from Tel Aviv, Pompeo tweeted.

The visit aims in part at “deepening the Sudan-Israel relationship,” the State Department said.

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