U.S. Government Commends Sudan’s Transitional Authority Deal


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The United States government has commended the agreement reached by the Sudanese parties to form a civilian-led transitional authority, praised the African Union and called for the end of the internet blackout.

According to a statement released today by the State Department, the agreement that was reached between the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) and body regulating military forces in the country, Transitional of Military Council is to establish a solid sovereign council which is a crucial step to move the country to the next level. The state department stressed that the US government are looking forward to the quick resumption of access to the internet, creation of the new legislature, accountability for the violent suppression of peaceful protests, and progress toward free and fair elections.

The State Department also said that Washington worked to mobilize international support for a peaceful transition in Sudan after the collapse of the al-Bashir’s regime after five months of the popular uprising. The U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan, Don Booth will continue to support the African Union/Ethiopia-led mediation process and will be returning to the region soon.

Earlier in his remark, the head of the military council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said that committed to enforcing the deal struck with the opposition FFC was keen to use some slogans that the protesters chanted during the protests.