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Al-Burhan: in Sudan is in preparing a new political pact


The head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council and the commander of the army, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, revealed a new political pact between the active forces, in Preparation in Sudan.

He also made it clear that this charter is open to all political and civilian forces.

Al-Burhan did not rule out the candidacy of any of the revolutionary forces, with the exception of the military, in the elections to be held in future in the country, his office said in a statement today, Sunday.

Some holidays excluded

In addition, he stressed that the Juba Agreement granted some parties an exception regarding participation in upcoming elections and organs of power, in reference to armed movements.

The head of the Sovereign Council announced in an interview with Agence France-Presse, yesterday, Saturday, that there are “positive indications” linked to the renewed support of the international community in Khartoum, underlining that all political forces will be able to stand as candidates in the 2023 elections.

Abdullah Hamdok and Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan after the signing of the political agreement in Khartoum (AFP)

At the same time, however, he drew attention to the exclusion of the ruling party during the regime of ousted President Omar al-Bashir, saying: “We will work together so that the National Congress does not take part. in any way of the transition phase. . “

Interestingly, Al-Burhan’s statements on today’s new Charter give clues to the talks and discussions taking place behind the scenes, from the signing of the political agreement between the army commander and Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, the 21st last November (2021), weeks after the armed forces had imposed a state of emergency, the previous government and the Sovereignty Council were dissolved in the country, as well as the arrest of dozens of politicians, who were later released.

A source close to Hamdok revealed a few days ago that questThe latter linked his tenure in his office (head of government) to the consent of all the political forces in the country.

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