Sudanese Oil Minister Ahmed Mohamed al-Karuri (L) and Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi (R) arrive for a press conference following a meeting in Khartoum on May 4, 2016. / AFP / ASHRAF SHAZLY
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Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi visited Sudan Wednesday promising increased investment in a major fillip for the impoverished African nation after its tilt from Tehran towards Riyadh.Naimi went straight into talks with Sudanese Mining Minister Ahmed Mohamed al-Karuri before meeting President Omar al-Bashir.Saudi Arabia has maintained relations despite the addition of genocide charges the following year and several Saudi ministers have met Bashir.Analysts say the relationship serves both countries, with Sudan eager to ease its international isolation and Saudi Arabia looking for avenues for investment to loosen its dependence on oil.
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