Sudanese Foreign Ministry spokesman Haidar Badawi Al-Sadiq said on Tuesday that he “does not deny” the existence of contacts between his country and Israel.
“I cannot deny that,” Badawi said, in response to a question about whether there are direct contacts between Sudan and Israel.
Sudan does not have diplomatic relations with Israel.
Last February, the head of the Sudanese Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Kampala, capital of Uganda.
In addition, Badawi described the normalization of relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel as a “bold” and “courageous” step.