Sudan’s Bashir strengthens regional ties ahead of elections

April 10, 2015 2:11 PM

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Sudan’s Bashir strengthens regional ties ahead of elections

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - After more than a quarter of a century in power, Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir looks as strong as ever ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections next week.

A boycott by the main opposition parties has left Bashir and his National Congress Party with no real challenge in the April 13-15 polls where the 71-year-old is styling himself as a rock of stability and regional statesman seeking closer ties with wealthy Gulf Arab states.

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