Al-Arabiya sources said that the Saudi ambassador to Khartoum, Ali Hassan bin Jaber, met with the Commander-in-Chief of the Sudanese Army, Abdul Fattah al-Burhan, at the General Command and discussed the situation in Sudan. And ways to address the current crisis.
The Saudi ambassador to Al-Burhan reaffirmed Sudan’s firm and supportive stance on its people and its unity.
Al-Burhan, for his part, reaffirmed his commitment to maintaining the path of democratic change in the country.
In addition, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinkan and Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the commander-in-chief of the Sudanese army, stressed the need to expedite the formation of an interim government during a telephone call earlier Thursday. They also stressed the importance of safeguarding the path to democratic change in Sudan.
Al-Burhan told Blingen that they were committed to maintaining a smooth democratic transition and the benefits of revolution.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said, “We join the voices of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom in supporting the aspirations of the Sudanese people.”
Blingen called for a full and immediate recovery of the public-led interim government and institutions in Sudan.
On Twitter, the United States joins Blinken, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and expresses its support for the democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people.
On Wednesday, the four countries issued a statement expressing their support for the return of a citizen-led interim government in Sudan to resolve the current political crisis.
It is noteworthy that Sudan has been living since last week in the wake of a political crisis that erupted after a long-running conflict between military and civilian elements that seized power after ousting former President Omar al-Bashir.
On October 25 (2021), al-Burhan announced the dissolution of the government and the Sovereign Council, as well as the suspension of the provisions of the constitutional document and the imposition of a state of emergency, among other exceptions, criticized. Many Western nations, led by the United Nations and the United States, have suspended aid to that country.
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