A new Sovereignty Council in Sudan .. led by Al-Burhan and on behalf of Hemedti

Chief of the Sudanese army Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, a new transitional sovereignty council in the country, which is the institution that has held power jointly with the civilian government since the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir in 2019, state television announced Thursday.

Al-Burhan maintained his position as prime minister Mohamed Hamdan Daglo (Hemedti) in his position as Vice President of the Council.

The Sudanese Army Commander’s Office also announced that Revolutionary Front members have agreed to participate in the formation of the Sovereign Council.

Postpone the appointment of the representative of Eastern Sudan

The new council is composed of Shams El-Din Kabashi Ibrahim, Yasser Abdel-Rahman Hassan Al-Atta, Ibrahim Jaber Ibrahim, Malik Agar, Al-Taher Abu Bakr Hajar, Al-Hadi Idris Yahya, Raja Nicholas Abdel-Masih, Abu Al -Qasim Mohamed Mohamed, Youssef Gad Karim (in representation of Kordofan), Abdul Al-Baqi Abdul-Qader and Salma Abdul-Jabbar (representative of the central region).

The appointment of the representative of Eastern Sudan to the Sovereign Council has been postponed to “more consultations”.

protests in Khartoum

Furthermore, Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath sources reported that there are expectations that the Indians of Abia Kadouf will be announced as prime minister shortly. in Sudan.

A new Sovereignty Council in Sudan .. led by Al-Burhan and on behalf of Hemedti
Appian Kadouf Indians (archive)

After the announcement of the formation of the new sovereign council, protests erupted in the Sudanese capital.

A democratic government of civic competence

During a telephone conversation with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Al-Burhan stressed the need to accelerate the formation of a civil and democratic government that represents the aspirations of the Sudanese people, according to the official “SUNA” news agency.

He also underlined his “full intention to protect the revolution and achieve democratic transition and his commitment to dialogue with all political forces to get out of the current political crisis, leading to free and fair elections”.

Negotiations falter

These developments come in one moment in whose negotiations with the dismissed prime minister have faltered Abdullah Hamdouk To find a solution to the political crisis, it did not lead to a solution.

Sources in Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath last Thursday confirmed that Hamdok has stipulated, during his meeting with the political mediation delegation, last Wednesday evening, that he will return to participate with the consent of the “forces of the living revolution”.

The sources also indicated that the delegation offered Hamdok the position of 15th member of the Sovereign Council, but political forces insisted on his return to the head of a possible future government, rejecting tale proposal.

Abdullah Hamdouk (archive photo from Reuters)
Abdullah Hamdouk (archive photo from Reuters)

The visions move closer and further away

The information also indicated that the military component wanted to increase the powers of the Sovereign Council, in so that he was given executive powers, but this proposal was rejected because it increases the powers of the Council, which can mean a shift from the parliamentary to the presidential system, and this is in contrast with the non-disruptive articles of the constitutional document.

The sources underlined that the visions are moving closer and further away, but the large number of mediators of other political forces and the multiplicity of initiatives of some personalities have delayed the achievement of a solution.

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