UNSC calls on Sudan’s military to end coup and restore civilian rule, as six Sudanese envoys fired by de facto leaders — RT World News
The UN Security Council (UNSC) has expressed “serious concern” over Sudan’s military takeover and called for the release of detained officials. Earlier, the country’s self-proclaimed leaders sacked six Sudanese diplomatic envoys
“The members of the Security Council call upon Sudan’s military authorities to restore the civilian-led transitional government,” The UNSC statement is available here.
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After the military coup that saw flights from Khartoum being suspended, three Sudanese diplomats in Europe were forced to defect.
UNSC demanded the immediate release all Sudanese officers detained by military personnel since earlier in the week. “to exercise the utmost restraint,”Avoid violence and observe the principles that underpin democracy
The statement comes as six Sudanese envoys – the country’s ambassadors to the US, the EU, China, Qatar, France, and the head of mission in Geneva – were fired by the country’s military, apparently in response to their rejection of the coup. This decision came two days after power tookover on Oct 25th.
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Sudan is suspended from the African Union, until a civilian-led government can be restored after a military coup
Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday that all the decisions issued by senior general Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan were illegal and that the ambassadors who rejected the military coup were “the legitimate representatives of the government of Sudan.”
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