Acting Foreign Minister, Ambassador Mohamed Abdalla Idris received the new Ambassador of Russian Federation to Sudan , Vladimir Zheltov who handed over a copy of his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russian Federation to Sudan. After exchange of pleasantries, the Russian Ambassador underscored his country's resolve to cement relations with Sudan, referring to depth of Sudanese-Russian relations. The Acting Minister, for his part, extended condolence anew on death of former Russian ambassador to Sudan and underlined Sudan's determination to push further relations with Russian Federation. He appreciated Russia' supportive stances to Sudan issues at international forums. The Acting Minister, meanwhile, called the Russian Ambassador to place more attention to attraction of Russian tourists to reactive tourism sector in Sudan and to increase volume of cultural exchange between the two countries.