United States calls for return to civilian rule in Sudan

Sudan: United States calls for return to civilian rule

The United States, through its Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has called for the “immediate restoration” of the Sudanese civilian rule “without preconditions”.

The US is added to the list of countries to condemn the coup in Sudan and call for a return to civilian rule.

“The United States rejects the dissolution of the transitional government in Sudan by security forces,” the US Secretary of state Anthony Blinken has tweeted.

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The US has halted $700m in direct aid to Sudan’s government and called for the release of detained civilian leaders – who include Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, as reported by BBC News.

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