Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Sudan opposition group says it does not recognise deal with military

Sudan’s main civilian opposition coalition, Forces for Freedom and Change, said on Sunday that it did not recognize a political settlement with the military.

The coalition said there were mass protests leading to the seizure of power Military officials refuse to continue last month.

Late on Saturday, Sudan’s General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok reached an agreement on the return of the Prime Minister and the Release of the most recently imprisoned civilian leadership military coup of the month, mediators said on Sunday.

“There was a political agreement between General Burhan, Abdalla Hamdok, political forces and civil society organizations on Hamdok’s return to his position and his release political prisoners scored. ” Senior Sudanese mediator Fadlallah Burma, who is also the incumbent chairman of the Sudanese political party Umma, told AFP.

Burhan declared a state of emergency on October 25, overthrew the government and arrested the civilian leadership .

The military takeover turned a two-year door on its head. Resistance to civil rule, resulted in international convictions and punitive measures, and provoked major protests.

A group of Sudanese mediators – including academics, Journalists and politicians – who has published a statement since the outbreak of the crisis setting out the main points of the agreement.

It includes the reinstatement of Hamdok as Prime Minister, the release of all prisoners and the resumption of the constitutional, Legal and political consensus on the transition period.

In a statement by the mediators it says that the agreement is after a he agreement was reached between political groups, ex-rebel groups and the military.

“The agreement will be officially announced today (Sunday) after the signing of its terms and the accompanying political declaration,” the statement said.

– Additional reporting from Mawahib Abdallatif and AFP.