The foreign ministry has decided to close down its embassy in Baghdad and withdraw its diplomats there as of today (Friday).
We really hope and want to see a peace deal before the end of April, God willing.
We have proposed at the recent AU Peace and Security Council meeting in Addis Ababa the formation of a joint force.
The Central African Republic is free to close its border, but we regard the decision only as a gesture of courtesy with Chad rather than an objective move.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is planning to request the Chadian ambassador to Khartoum to give an explanation of a decision taken by the Chadian government today for unilaterally breaking off its diplomatic ties with the Sudan.