Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s call with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin held a call yesterday with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.  The Secretary and Prime Minister discussed the negotiations on an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the need for good faith and political will among all parties to reach a final agreement.  Secretary Mnuchin expressed his appreciation for the constructive role Prime Minister Hamdok has played in GERD negotiations.  They also discussed Sudan’s economic reform agenda and AML/CFT efforts, and Secretary Mnuchin reiterated his support for the civilian-led transitional government’s commitment to respecting human rights, fighting corruption, and reforming Sudan’s economy.