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Sudan denies reports Libya involved in Omdorman attack

KHARTOUM, June 28 (KUNA) -- Sudanese President Omar Bashir Saturday informed a Libyan Presidential envoy that what Sudanese newspapers' reported about Libya's support of rebels' attack against Omdorman was not the position of the Khartoum government.
Bashir's advisor Mustafa Ismail told the press that the Sudanese President affirmed Khartoum's keenness to coordinate and cooperate with Tripoli.
Sudan considers the relations with Libya as strategic and is keen on further developing them, said Ismail.
Ismail said the meeting between Bashir and the Libyan leader's envoy touched upon the attack of the Justice and Equality Movement's rebels against Omdorman.
The Libyan envoy, Bashir Saleh, said the meeting with Bashir was "excellent.
" Over the past few weeks, Sudanese press have been suggesting that Libya was involved in the attack against Omdorman. (end) hhi.bs KUNA 282236 Jun 08NNNN